25 June 2010
This is our monthly email providing important information to Detroit Public School (DPS) students, parents, teachers and staff, and others interested in preparing for college. Please forward this email to your friends and social networks.
Students who register for The Detroit College Promise scholarship and the adults they designate automatically receive this email.
Important Deadlines for scholarship recipients in college
We have established deadlines of September 15 for the Fall Term and January 15 for the Winter term for receipt of the scholarship acceptance form and the financial aid letter from college students receiving our scholarships. We will be unable to make scholarship payments for these terms for students who don't get us the documents by these dates.
Attention 9th Graders!
Complete the online Detroit College Promise application form by clicking on Student Login on our website.. This should be done by December 1, 2010 for the graduating classes of 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, or December 1 of your 9th grade year for all later classes. Please complete this form even if you are not sure whether you will be using our scholarship or not - it only takes a few minutes.
How Does Your School Stack Up?
See how your school stacks up in applications! Visit our News page and click on the
link by Number of Scholarship Applicants by High School or click here. You can help increase applications at your school by becoming a Detroit College Promise Ambassador. Call us for details at 248-646-3269.
Escape the Heat this Summer
The Detroit Public Library is serving up cool, fun things to do this summer. Below is a list of some of the programs your local library branch has to offer:
The Bowen Branch Library (313) 297-9381, 3648 W. Vernor Hwy.) is offering a Summer Reading Club, Tuesday, June 29, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Cambell Branch Library at Lawndale Station (313) 297-8404, 8733 W. Vernor.) Discover your hidden talent! Young Adult Drawing Club, Wednesdays, June 2 & 9, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Ages 13-17.
Chandler Park Branch Library (313) 852-4346, 12800 Harper) Aquatic Insects;
Creatures from the Ocean, Tuesday, June 29, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Mike Reed of the Belle Isle Nature Zoo will feature "aquatic insects" during this very exciting and informative hour-long program. Children, Tweens, and Teens
Detroit Main Public Library- Expand your knowledge
of computers - Microsoft Word, Excel, and Internet searching. Fridays, June 4,
11, 18, & 25, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Jefferson Branch Library (313) 267-6562, 12350 E. Outer Drive) Free Computer Classes @ Jefferson, Basic Computer Skills Tuesday, June 1, 10:15 - 11:15 a.m. Website Design Tuesday, June 8, 10:15 - 11:15 a.m., Digital Animation, Tuesday, June 15, 10:15 - 11:15 a.m.
We would like to wish all students a fun, safe summer!
you on Facebook? Then please join our Detroit College Promise Fan Page!
This is a great way to get updates on what is happening with us, as well as a place you can come say "Hi" (on our wall!)