Each Detroit Dream Scholars award provides a four-year scholarship to study the arts at the nationally-renowned College for Creative Studies. So far, seven students are currently blossoming through this program.
- Fund a $60,000 scholarship over four years ($15,000 per year for 4 years) and become a member of the “Detroit Dozen” donors. Call 313.664.7864 to set up.
- Make a gift or pledge of any amount to be used in combination with other gifts to CCS here, select “Mitch Albom Dream Fund IND” under “Areas of Need.”
CCS is a 501 (C)(3) organization and donations are tax deductible as allowed by law. Scholarship donations should be made directly to CCS who will in turn award funds to the selected winners.
Dream Scholars Fact Sheet
Public Art Requirement
Selection of Winners
The typical funding gap for a student at CCS, after all institutional, federal and state grants, and loans are extended is $15,000. That is why a gift of $60,000 will support one student for four years.
Opportunity to meet the Detroit Dream Scholars will be provided for donors and students annually.
The Dream Fund
Mitch Albom started the Dream Fund at the College for Creative Studies to provide funding for under-served children to participate in the arts and to instill confidence in our youth. Since that time, CCS has utilized the Dream Fund to support visual, performing, summer “Week at a Time” youth scholarships, community art programs, and even the Detroit 300 project in 2001.
Ir has raised over $115,000 in scholarships since its inception in 1991.