PathologyOutlines / Detroit College Promise

February 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 Dr. Massood Siddiqui, our newest "Believer", for his continued support.

(2) We mourn the passing of one of our long time supporters, retired Michigan Supreme Court Justice Patricia Boyle.

(3) We have added the college email address to the Scholarship Acceptance form, since this is the email that most college students will use.

(4) This month, DCP will begin to pass out certificates to the 9th graders who registered with us by December 1st, 2013.

Detroit International Academy for Young Women: 4H club helps register students for The Detroit College Promise 



The Integrated Intellectuals 4-H club at Detroit International Academy for Young Women has recently used their passion for community service to assist students with gaining access to the Detroit College Promise (DCP) Scholarship. These young ladies of this 4-H club agreed to go through training to become well versed on the DCP scholarship and to become Ambassadors for the program. One of the Guiding Principles of 4-H is to encourage "youth to grow and contribute as active citizens through service and leadership." Detroit College Promise greatly appreciates the work that these DCP Ambassadors have done to further the mission of The Detroit College Promise is to motivate Detroit students to make education a priority.   



2014/2015 FAFSA is 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!



Also a helpful link on what NOT to do when filling out FAFSA:  


FAFSA-What not to do  



Don't forget to get a copy of your DPS Transcript! This is a necessary document to receive The Detroit College Promise Scholarship.

Leaders Who Care Event

When: Saturday April 12th from 2pm-4pm

Where: Cranbrook School
Address: 39221 Woodward Ave. Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

More Details to Come! 



Scholarship Essay Contest by PeopleSmart

PeopleSmart is running an essay contest which will award the winner $2,500 to use towards college. The subject of the essay is privacy in the 21st century and what it means to the current generation of high school seniors. See link below for more information!


2014 Centennial Scholarship
Are you a high school senior or college student with good grades and a practicing Methodist? If yes, we encourage you to apply for the Centennial Scholarship from Metropolitan United Methodist Church. Learn more by going here:  


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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