Act Six Indianapolis

Sponsor: Shepherd Community Center

Submission Deadline

November 7th each year. If applying before July please contact Cletis Jones

Field(s) of Study


Award Amount

$33,000 - $46,000


Act Six is an urban leadership award which sends seven Indianapolis area students each year to Taylor University tuition-free and potentially with a full ride. The mission of Act Six seeks to target students underrepresented in higher education, remove barriers to their education, and equip them to change their communities. The seven selected students stick with each other as a cohort as they go through college and as they, during their senior year, participate in weekly training covering race, time management and other topics to prepare them for the transition to college.

Other Criteria

Applicants must: - be willing to step outside their comfort zones to foster intercultural relationships in their community - live in Indianapolis - graduate from high school in 2019 - have graduated previously in 2018 or 2017 and currently not enrolled at a 4-year college?

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More Award Details

Number of Awards7
Host Institution
IncludesFull Tuition - $32,640 per year Up to an additional $13,000 per year depending on FAFSA EFC 21 weeks of college readiness training
Nationality RequiredUnrestricted
Host CountriesUnited States

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