October 2010

 

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.  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.

 

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Time is Running Out!

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 all students in grades 9-12.  Students in K-8 should complete the scholarship as soon as possible - in the future, you will get more scholarship money the earlier you register.Online application instructions are here. Paper applications are here.

 

Additional Versions of Application Available
We now have versions of our application and Enroll in DPS, Get a Scholarhip flyer in Arabic, as well as Spanish!

 

How does your school stack up? http://www2.bc.edu/%7Eoconnogq/image/pen_paper_cartoon.gif
We now have 7500 applications.  See how your school stacks up!  Visit our News page and click on High School or Middle School registration totals.  Here are the latest totals by percent of enrolled students who have registered (this excludes applications received after October 22):

DPS High School

registered

% registered

Davis

207

103.0%

Northwestern

578

63.7%

Osborn Upper

290

61.7%

Cody-APL

156

55.7%

Cody-ACT

97

50.8%

 

 

 

Crockett

342

47.0%

Renaissance

437

39.3%

Osborn Math

93

38.9%

Cody-DIT

81

38.4%

Cass Tech

861

37.8%

 

 

 

King

586

37.6%

Osborn Prep

82

34.9%

Cody-MCHA

96

32.8%

Trombly

57

32.0%

Denby

387

32.0%

 

 

 

Pershing

294

27.3%

Osborn Evergreen

53

24.8%

Central

283

22.8%

Cody-Upper

169

20.8%

CMA

103

20.2%

 

 

 

Ford

301

20.0%

Mumford

251

17.2%

West Side

66

12.2%

Finney

69

10.7%

Southwestern

68

8.0%

 

 

 

DSA

56

7.3%

Douglass

13

5.1%

Detroit City

17

3.5%

Detroit Intl Academy

12

2.7%

Western Intl

42

2.5%

 

 

 

Southeastern

38

2.3%

Ferguson

2

0.8%

Kettering

3

0.3%

Barsamian

0

0.0%

 

Thank You!
Thanks to Dr. Ronny Otero, Emergency Department, Henry Ford Health System, for donating T shirts from the Henry Ford "Tour De Ford" to give to our graduating seniors.

Thanks to Gabe Leland, State Representative, 10th District, for endorsing our program.

Detroit Compact Incentive Scholarship

The Detroit Compact Program has been operating since 1990, currently there are 125 new awardees per year, although the number of scholarships are unlimited.

The scholarship pays for tuition and mandatory fees to designated universities, and varies for other institutions.

Major requirements for universities:

● Detroit Public School students only

● ACT/SAT results of 21 / 990 or better in reading and math only and cumulative (from 9th grade) 3.0 GPA for public college and university scholarship

● 95% attendance in high school

● For community colleges, need ACT of 18 and 2.5 GPA

Click here or here for more information, here for the application or call Chiquita Lawler at 313/596-0318.

 

 

 

 

 


rban League
Resources for Students
The Detroit Urban League has a College Club and College Resource Library available for students to participate in.  The program involves youth in a leadership development process to help prepare them for college and offers access to a comprehensive selection of related information and resources. Financial assistance is offered through various scholarships, grants and financial incentives.

Location: Family and Community Development Center at 15770 James Couzens, Detroit, MI 48238



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Get A Jumpstart on College
The New Metropolitan Detroit Club of the National Association of Negro Businesses and Professional Women's Club is having a college financial aid workshop on November 13, 2010.  Information on scholarships on local, district, and national levels will be given.  Students can pick-up copies of the local scholarships at the workshop. For more information on this event
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