Account Control Technology Foundation Announces Winners of $50,000 in College Scholarships for 2015
Brings Total to $150,000 in College Scholarships Provided by the Foundation Since 2013
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – June 24, 2015 – Account Control Technology Foundation (herein ACT Foundation), is pleased to announce the 50 winners of its annual $1,000 college scholarships.
“This year, we had a record number of scholarship applications from an incredibly talented pool of young people,” said Dale Van Dellen, Chairman of the ACT Foundation. “I’m pleased the Foundation is able to play a role in helping the winners achieve their educational goals and further their development as future leaders.”
The ACT Foundation awards 25 $1,000 scholarships in each of its two programs. The ACT Foundation Second-Year Scholarships are for college first-year students nationwide who will enroll as sophomores in the upcoming fall semester. The ACT Cares Community Scholarships are designated for graduating high school seniors from select communities surrounding Account Control Technology, Inc.’s office locations, 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.
Scholarship recipients are selected based on an evaluation of academic records, demonstrated leadership, participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual circumstances, an outside appraisal and financial need. The scholarship selection process is administered independently by Scholarship Management Services®, the nation’s largest manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs.
Since its founding in 2013, the ACT Foundation has awarded $150,000 in college scholarships, in addition to supporting financial wellness initiatives and other charitable activities. The Foundation was established by the founders of Account Control Technology, Inc., leveraging their unique understanding of the financial challenges faced by college students as well as the company’s long history of giving back to the community.
About the ACT Foundation
The Account Control Technology Foundation is a non-profit organization established by Dale and Debbie Van Dellen with a stated 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.” In addition to funding scholarships and supporting charitable causes, the ACT Foundation promotes financial wellness and higher education planning. For more information or to make a donation, or email email@example.com.
About Account Control Technology, Inc.
Account Control Technology, Inc. is a leader in providing consultative debt management, collection, call center and business office solutions for education, government, commercial and consumer entities. Established in 1990, ACT has been recognized as an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private company for the past eight years running. The company serves clients nationwide from five office locations: Bakersfield, California; Woodland Hills, California; Mason, Ohio; Dallas, Texas; and San Angelo, Texas. For more information, call 800-394-4228, email firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit www.accountcontrol.com