Act Six Indianapolis
Scholarship Sponsored by Shepherd Community Center
Indianapolis's only full-tuition, full-need scholarship. Act Six brings together diverse, multicultural cadres of young people who want to use their college education to make a difference on campus and in their communities.
THIS YEAR, ACT SIX WILL AWARD 14 OF INDIANAPOLIS'S MOST PROMISING URBAN LEADERS FULL SCHOLARSHIPS WORTH UP TO $195,000 TO TWO PARTNER COLLEGES
YOU ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY IF YOU:
A) Love your community and want to use your college education to make a difference as a leader on campus and at home;
B) Will graduate from high school in 2021, or previously graduated in 2020 or 2019;
C) Are not currently enrolled at a four-year college (students at two-year colleges may apply);
D) Live in one of our seven Act Six program sites; and
E) Want to attend at least one of the Act Six partner colleges in your program site.
While ethnicity and family income are considered as factors in selecting an intentionally diverse group of scholars, there are no income restrictions, and students from all racial and ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
There is no minimum GPA requirement and admissions standards vary across our partner colleges. In general, applicants with a GPA below 3.0 will need to demonstrate their readiness for academic success in college through their recommendations, essays and/or test scores.