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Act Six Leadership & Scholarship Initiative

  • Act Six Leadership & Scholarship Initiative
  • PO Box 1573
  • Tacoma, WA 98401
  • (253) 642-6712

Program Description

The Act Six Leadership and Scholarship Initiative is the Northwest's only full-tuition, full-need scholarship for emerging urban and community leaders who want to use their college education to make a difference on campus and in their communities at home.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College transition and retention support
  • Community service/service hours
  • Leadership development
  • Other
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • American Indian or Native Alaskan: 2%
  • White: 11%
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 13%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 36%
  • Other: 12%
  • African American: 25%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 512
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • More than 75%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Augsburg University
  • Bethany Lutheran College
  • Concordia College at Moorhead
  • Corban University
  • George Fox University
  • Gonzaga University
  • Heritage University
  • North Central University
  • Oakland City University
  • Saint Martin's University
  • Taylor University
  • University of Northwestern-St Paul
  • Warner Pacific University
  • Whitworth University

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Graduation: 80%