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ACT Foundation Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Account Control Technology Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist current high school seniors and first-year undergraduate students who plan to continue their education in college.

This program is administered by Scholarship America┬«, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age,┬á gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants of the ACT Cares Community Scholarship award must be:

  • Current high school seniors at a high school in one of the eligible* counties
  • Planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year
  • Able to demonstrate financial need
  • A citizen or permanent resident of the United States

Applicants of the ACT Second Year Scholarship award must be:

  • Current first-year postsecondary undergraduate students
  • Plan to enroll as second-year students in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year
  • Able to demonstrate financial need
  • A citizen or permanent resident of the United States
*Eligible counties:
  • Atlanta, GA: Fulton & DeKalb County
  • Augusta, GA: Augusta-Richmond County, Columbia County, GA, Edgefield County, SC, Aiken County, SC
  • Bakersfield, CA: Kern County
  • Boca Raton, FL: Palm Beach County
  • Dallas, TX: Dallas, Denton and Collin Counties
  • Gainesville, VA: Prince William County
  • Houston, TX: Harris County, Montgomery County and Fort Bend County
  • Mason, OH: Butler, Clermont, Hamilton and Warren Counties
  • Montgomery, AL: Montgomery County
  • Peoria, IL: Peoria County
  • Phoenix, AZ: Maricopa County
  • Renton, WA: King County
  • San Angelo, TX: Tom Green County
  • San Antonio, TX: Bexar & Medina County
  • White Plains, NY: Westchester County
  • Woodland Hills, CA: Los Angeles County, Orange County

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive:

  • A $1,000 award
  • Up to twenty five (25) awards will be granted (sixteen for current high school seniors and nine for current first-year undergraduates)
  • Awards are one-time only, but previous recipients of the ACT Cares Community Scholarship award may apply for the ACT Second Year Scholarship award the following year
  • Awards are for undergraduate study only

Financial need, as calculated by Scholarship America, must be demonstrated for the student to receive an award.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • academic record
  • demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • honors
  • work experience
  • statement of goals and aspirations
  • unusual personal or family circumstances
  • an outside appraisal

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Account Control Technology Foundation play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in late May. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Account Control Technology Foundation. Awards will be paid in one installment in early August.

As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:

  1. A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken
  2. Completed Applicant Appraisal Form

Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.

Account Control Technology has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you the Scholarship America Student Hub!