PathologyOutlines / Detroit College Promise

January 2014


This is our monthly email providing important information for Detroit Public School students, parents, teachers and staff, and others interested in preparing Detroit students for college. We have combined our general and student newsletters into one monthly newsletter. Please forward this email to your friends and social networks.      



DCP News

(1) Thanks to our newest "Believers": The Aviva and Dean Friedman Charitable Fund, Dr. Joan E. Woodward, P. Boyle, Ronald Charfoos, and Neal Zalenko.

(2) Thanks to our prior "Believers" for their additional contributions: David & Barbara Lucas, Joseph Sailors, Lori & Steven Weisberg

(3) Thank you also to a prior Anonymous Believer for an additional generous contribution.

Detroit College Promise Scholars - Tell us your Story!

To All Past Scholarship Recipients of the Detroit College Promise     
We are still in need of stories from past scholarship recipients. Please take a few minutes, and write down your story. You can do this in any form that suits you: a letter to us, a poem, a song, or maybe just a paragraph. We will share your story with other students, school staff, and Detroit community members, to motivate and encourage them.  


You will be serving as a sign of hope and inspiration for your community.


The top three entries will receive a GIFT CARD PRIZE and will be featured in our February newsletter! All entries must be submitted by February 1st. 


Please email, mail or fax your entry to us, with the header "My Success Story".

Please include your first and last name. Typically we will include your first name and last initial with your submission. If you would prefer something else please let us know.



Fax: (248) 646-3119 

Thank you for your hard work!

2014/2015 FAFSA is Now Available  

The FAFSA is free and only takes an average of only 23 minutes to complete.  Get started at Completing FAFSA is the first step in receiving financial aid for college. Many schools require you to submit FASFA in order to receive any financial aid. It is also one step in receiving a Detroit College Promise Scholarship.  By filling out these forms, you have access to other grants and loans to use towards your education!


Registrations Complete!


Thank you to everyone who helped ensure the 9th graders were registered on time. Congratulations to the DPS schools as well for their partnership in registering their students.

Congrats especially to the following high schools for having over 75% of their 9th grade enrollment* registered: Carson, Cody-APL, Cody-MCHA, Davis Aerospace, Detroit College Prep, Detroit International Academy, Douglass, and Osborn College Prep.


*Enrollment based off DPS website

DPS High School/Career Fair
When: Saturday January 18th, 2014
Time: 11a.m.-1p.m.
Location: Renaissance High School, 6565 W. Outer Drive Detroit, MI

Learn about ALL High Schools, Career Tech Academies, and scholarship opportunities in ONE location. There will be 40 drawings for $20 gift cards and one large drawing for a $200 Target Gift Card! 


Contact Us:


The Detroit College Promise

30100 Telegraph Road, Suite 408

Bingham Farms, MI 48025



Telephone: (248) 646-3269

Fax: (248) 646-3119



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