Detroit Public Schools Community District Foundation, alongside Michigan Central, have created an opportunity for upcoming juniors (2024- 2025 school year) through graduating seniors (Class of 2024) pursuing or working in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Math (STEAM) education and/or enrichment.  
 Michigan Central endeavors to jump start something meaningful and impactful for Detroit’s scholars that are entering a university, community college, vocational school, after-school programming, or enrichment opportunity. Scholars can apply for up to $10,000 for tuition and fees. Funds will be disbursed on a rolling basis as needed.  

Application Requirements:  

  • Proof of residency. Must reside in the footprint of Michigan Central Station, which includes Hubbard Richard, Corktown, and North Corktown. Must be living in the 48216 – zip code  
  • A letter of recommendation by DPSCD teacher, counselor, or principal 
  • Most recent report card with attendance record. No GPA requirement. 
  • Acceptance letter, program registration or enrollment confirmation.  
  • Students will be required to submit a 1-page APA formatted essay explaining: 
    1. What sparked your interest in STEAM? 
    2. How will you benefit from the program? 
    3. What are your future endeavors in STEAM? 

Application Deadline is August 31, 2024  

All documents need to be submitted in PDF format. 
All scholarships funds will be distributed to the institute directly.