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01-31-2014

Fifty-Nine Diverse Student Leaders Earn Full Act Six Scholarships To Eight Northwest Colleges

Amidst this week's Seahawk Super Bowl frenzy, there is another reason for Pacific Northwest communities to cheer. The Act Six Leadership and Scholarship Initiative announced today that 59 emerging urban and community leaders across the Puget Sound region, Portland, Spokane and the Yakima Valley will receive full-tuition, full-need scholarships...

05-22-2013

Act Six Celebrates Graduation of 44 Urban Leaders from Washington and Oregon

This spring the Act Six Leadership and Scholarship Initiative celebrates the graduation of 44 scholars from underrepresented communities throughout Washington and Oregon. Tacoma-Seattle, Portland and Spokane scholars will be graduating from Whitworth University, George Fox University, Pacific Lutheran University, Gonzaga University, Northwest University, Trinity Lutheran College, and Warner Pacific College...

02-01-2013

Sixty-Five Diverse Student Leaders Earn Full Act Six Scholarships To Eight Northwest Colleges

Amidst too many stories of urban decay and violence, there is fresh reason for hope this week for the cities of the Pacific Northwest as 65 students in five cities gathered with their families to sign commitments for full college scholarships...

05-29-2012

Act Six Celebrates Graduation of Eighteen Urban Leaders from Washington and Oregon

On May 27, the first cadre of Act Six scholars graduated from Pacific Lutheran University. They join the second cadre of Portland scholars from George Fox University, with one early graduate from George Fox’s third cadre, and the sixth cadre of Tacoma and Seattle Act Six scholars from Whitworth University with one early graduate from Whitworth's seventh cadre...

02-03-2012

Sixty-Two Diverse Student Leaders Earn Full Act Six Scholarships To Eight Northwest Colleges

On the same day that student-athletes across the country made headlines by signing letters of intent to secure college athletic scholarships, 62 students in five cities across the Northwest quietly gathered with their families to sign commitments for full scholarships of their own.... 

05-25-2011

Tacoma Welcomes Home Fifth Cadre of Act Six Graduates from Whitworth University

Tacoma’s urban communities have reason to celebrate as eight more of the city’s emerging urban leaders graduate from Whitworth University as part of the Act Six Leadership and Scholarship Initiative...

02-03-2011

Forty-Eight Diverse Student Leaders Earn Full Act Six Scholarships To Six Washington Colleges

The Act Six Leadership and Scholarship Initiative announced today that 48 emerging urban and community leaders across the Puget Sound region, in Spokane and the Yakima Valley will receive full-tuition, full-need scholarships to...

06-28-2010

Act Six Initiative Expands to Yakima with Full Scholarships to Heritage University

Yakima Valley students will be eligible for scholarships covering 100 percent of their financial need to attend Heritage University beginning in fall 2011 through an expansion of the successful Act Six Leadership and Scholarship Initiative...

05-14-2010

Tacoma Welcomes Home Fourth Round of Act Six Graduates from Whitworth University

Tacoma has reason to cheer as six more of the city’s emerging urban leaders prepare to graduate this Sunday from Whitworth University as part of the Act Six Leadership and Scholarship Initiative...
 

02-04-2010

Thirty-Three Urban Student Leaders Earn Full Act Six Scholarships To Four Washington Colleges

Amid a continuing national economic struggle and the specter of deep cuts proposed in state higher education funding, families of 33 diverse urban student leaders across Washington have new reason for hope and celebration this week...
 

05-15-2009

Tacoma Welcomes Home Third Round of Act Six Graduates from Whitworth University

Tacoma has reason to cheer as eight more of the city’s emerging urban leaders prepare to graduate this Sunday from Whitworth University as part of the Act Six Leadership and Scholarship Initiative...
 

02-04-2009

Forty-Three Urban Student Leaders Earn Full Act Six Scholarships To Five Washington Colleges

In the midst of a steady stream of harsh news of the deepening economic crisis, families of 43 diverse urban student leaders have fresh reason for hope and celebration this week...
 

10-16-2008

Act Six Initiative Expands to Five Washington Colleges, Tripling Number of Scholarships

The Act Six Leadership and Scholarship Initiative will be awarding 45 full-tuition, full-need scholarships to emerging urban leaders in Tacoma, Seattle and Spokane this winter as the program adds three new partner colleges, a new city, and a new track to a four-year degree...
 

07-28-2008

Act Six Initiative Expands to Spokane with Full Scholarships to Gonzaga, Whitworth

Nine Spokane-area students will be eligible for scholarships covering 100 percent of their financial need to attend Gonzaga or Whitworth universities beginning in fall 2009 through an expansion of the successful Act Six Leadership and Scholarship Initiative...
 

 

 

 

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