Detroit Speaks, Inc. - Dream Big Scholarship

2018 Application

Detroit Speaks prides itself in providing high school students with the necessary tools to succeed in college. This summer, we are awarding a $1,000 scholarship to one deserving high school senior located in Metro-Detroit.  Funds can be used for tuition, school supplies, books and other cost directly associated with college preparation. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed or considered. Please direct any questions or inquires to


  • Recipient must be a high school senior at high school located in Metro-Detroit.

  • Recipient must be a U.S citizen.

  • 2.75 GPA or higher. Transcript will be required from the top 5 candidates. 

  • Must be accepted into an accredited post secondary educational institution in the United States for the upcoming fall semester. Proof of acceptance/enrollment will be required from the top 5 candidates. 

  • Top 5 candidates will be interviewed via telephone or Skype.

  • Must be able to attend the Detroit Speaks Scholarship Soiree on June 16th, 2018 at 3pm.

  • Teacher/guidance counselor recommendation letters are favorable, but not required. Recommendation letters can be e-mailed to 


APPLICATION DEADLINE - May 6, 2018 at 11:59pm (No exceptions or extensions.)

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Please list the college(s) that you have been accepted to thus far. If you have already enrolled, please list the college that you have committed to for fall 2018.