Helping students reach their goals and stay on solid financial footing is important for our communities and our nation.
Woodland Hills, Calif. (PRWEB) January 12, 2016
The Account Control Technology Foundation (herein ACT Foundation), a non-profit, charitable foundation established by the founders of Account Control Technology Holdings, Inc., is now accepting applications for its fourth annual scholarship programs, which provide 50 $1,000 awards to students nationwide.
The ACT Foundation Second-Year Scholarship Program is for current college first-year students who plan and qualify to enroll as sophomores in a four-year college or university in the upcoming academic year beginning in the fall of 2016. A total of 25 $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to students nationwide.
The ACT Cares Community Scholarship Program is for graduating high school seniors from specific communities who will attend a four-year college or university beginning in the fall of 2016. Applicants must be current seniors at high schools within select counties, including Kern and Los Angeles counties in California; Butler, Clermont, Hamilton and Warren counties in Ohio; and Dallas, Denton, Collin and Tom Green counties in Texas. A total of 25 $1,000 scholarships will be awarded.
The application deadline for both programs is March 15, 2016. The scholarship selection process will be administered independently by Scholarship Management Services. Application guidelines, forms, promotional materials and past winners’ lists are available on the ACT Foundation’s website at http://www.accountcontrolfoundation.org.
In addition to providing information on its scholarship programs, the ACT Foundation website offers content and links to help students plan and pay for college, as well as gain tips to improve their financial wellness.
“Helping students reach their goals and stay on solid financial footing is important for our communities and our nation,” said Dale Van Dellen, Chairman of ACT Holdings and the ACT Foundation. “Scholarships help, but even more critical is the need for students to improve their financial literacy. We encourage all young people to review the resources on the ACT Foundation website and learn how they can better manage their educational finances.”
About the ACT Foundation
The Account Control Technology Foundation is a non-profit, charitable organization with a mission “to improve the future of students and the greater community by offering financial literacy and debt management education, mentorship and support to those in need.” Since 2013, the ACT Foundation has awarded $150,000 in college scholarships and more than $85,000 in funds to charitable organizations. In addition to charitable funding, the ACT Foundation promotes financial wellness and higher education planning. For more information or to make a donation, visit http://www.accountcontrolfoundation.org or email foundation(at)accountcontrol(dot)com.
About Account Control Technology Holdings, Inc. (ACT Holdings)
Account Control Technology Holdings, Inc. provides comprehensive business process outsourcing and financial services to diverse industries. Our companies partner with clients to help them run the “business” behind their operations so they can focus on what they do best – whether it’s serving customers, educating students, caring for patients, or keeping communities moving forward. ACT Holdings companies include Account Control Technology, Inc.; Convergent Outsourcing, Inc.; and Convergent Revenue Cycle Management. For more information, visit http://accountcontrolholdings.com.