Press Releases

Account Control Technology Foundation Accepting Applications for Its 2015 Scholarship Programs

50 $1,000 Scholarships Will Be Awarded to High School Seniors and College First-Year Students

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – January 29, 2015 – The Account Control Technology Foundation (herein ACT Foundation), a non-profit, charitable foundation established by the founders of  Account Control Technology, Inc. (ACT), is now accepting applications for its 2015 scholarships, which include 50 $1,000 awards through two programs.

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 Fall of 2015. 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 communities surrounding ACT’s offices who will attend a four-year college or university beginning in the Fall of 2015. 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, 2015.

Established by Dale and Debbie Van Dellen in 2013, the ACT Foundation has awarded $100,000 in college scholarships and more than $43,000 in funds to charitable organizations to date. Complete lists of scholarship winners and supported organizations are available on the ACT Foundation website.

“Each year, I am overwhelmed by the expressed gratitude and ambitions of our scholarship recipients,” said Dale Van Dellen, Chairman of ACT and the ACT Foundation. “I am pleased the ACT Foundation is able to play a part in helping students reach their educational goals, which will benefit not only their futures but also that of our entire nation.”

About the ACT Foundation

The Account Control Technology Foundation is a charitable 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, email

About ACT

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 or visit