Dorsey Schools remain committed to preparing individuals for promising medical career in the following vocational programs: Administrative Office Specialist, Dental Assistant, Medical Administration and Billing, Nursing Assistant Specialist, Patient Care, and Pharmacy Technician.
Admission Requirements: 1. High School graduation or its equivalent (G.E.D.) 2. Interview with a Dorsey School Admissions Representative, and 3. A desire, interest and motivation to succeed
Financial Aid: Memorial Scholarships Dorsey Schools awards memorial scholarships to high school graduates each year. Graduates must complete a high school Scholarship Application and meet its requirements. Graduates must also provide a letter of recommendation and an application essay with the completed scholarship application. Awards made for each of the two memorial scholarship programs are below.
Dorsey High School Scholarship Event Dorsey Schools have 6 scholarships available to 2011 High School Graduates:
RUTH DORSEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP This scholarship is offered in memory of Ruth Dorsey, founder of Dorsey Schools. The Dorsey schools shall award one (1) full scholarship, with a maximum value of $12,000 for any Career Training Program of his/her choice as described in the Dorsey Schools Catalog (full-scholarship after application of Federal Pell Grant).
KAREN CORTIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP This scholarship is offered in memory of Karen Cortis, a long-time Director of Education at Dorsey Schools. One Half-Scholarship per campus will be awarded with a maximum value of $6,000 for any Career Training Program of his/her choice as described in the Dorsey Schools Catalog. (Half-scholarship after application of Federal Pell Grant.)
Application Requirements To be eligible, applicants must:
Be scheduled to graduate any time during the current school year.
Possess a minimum cumulative academic grade point average of 2.0 through their Junior and Senior years
Complete a Scholarship application, signed by a Dorsey School representative, accompanied by a copy of your High School Diploma or G.E.D.
Provide evidence of acceptance to a Dorsey School Career Training Program and attend a scholarship event by September 30, 2011
A maximum of one scholarship may be awarded to any one applicant. Recipients of scholarships must commence training before January 4th, 2012.
MILITARY AWARD SCHOLARSHIPS Dorsey Schools will offer two (2) annual scholarships per campus to any active duty member or honorably discharged veteran of any United States military service branch for attendance at that campus. The value of this scholarship is $1,000, and awards will be made by the Dorsey Scholarship Committee. The purpose of the Military Award Scholarship is to help those with military service receive a career education and make the transition from military to civilian life. (Scholarships will be awarded on a quarterly basis, one scholarship per student.)
DORSEY SCHOOLS MICHIGAN WORKS! GRANT The Dorsey Schools Michigan Works! Grant is available to students enrolled in any 28, 30, 36 or 48 credit hour program with the exception of Patient Care Technician.
The grant is awarded based on the following:
The student must be approved for training by a Michigan Works! Agency.
The student must be Pell eligible per U.S. Department of Education definition.
The student must be enrolled in and actively attending classes at the time the Pell Grant notification is provided to the school.
DORSEY SCHOOL GRANT The Dorsey Schools also offer a private Grant to eligible students with a maximum grant award of $750! Please inquire about this grant at our next open house.
Career Services: How our Career Services staff helps:
Advises on career paths and assesses talents and goals
Helps locate part-time employment opportunities during studies
Provides graduates with career placement assistance
Assists with internship placement with agencies and institutions
Provides resume-building assistance for graduates
Provides employers with the best possible candidates
Accreditation: Dorsey Schools is accredited by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools and serves the Detroit metropolitan area with seven convenient suburban locations; Farmington Hills, Madison Heights, Roseville, Saginaw, Southgate, Waterford-Pontiac and Wayne-Westland
Dorsey Campus Locations:
Farmington Hills Campus 33533 W. 12 Mile Road, Suite 152 Farmington Hills, MI 48331
Madison Heights Campus 30821 Barrington Madison Heights, MI 48071
Roseville Campus 31542 Gratiot Roseville, MI 48066
Saginaw Campus 4390 Bay Road Saginaw, MI 48603
Southgate Campus 15755 Northline Road Southgate, MI 48195
Pontiac Campus 440 N. Telegraph Pontiac, MI 48341
Wayne Campus 35005 W. Michigan Ave. Wayne, MI 48184