Brings Total to $200,000 in College Scholarships Provided by the Foundation Since 2013

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – Account Control Technology Foundation (herein ACT Foundation), is pleased to announce the 50 winners of its annual $1,000 college scholarships. The 2016 winners’ lists for the ACT Foundation’s two programs can be accessed on its website at:

“We are proud to continue helping high school and undergraduate students nationwide and are extremely pleased to be able to help even more individuals pursue their educational goals,” said Dale Van Dellen, Chairman of the ACT Foundation.

The ACT Foundation awards 25 – $1,000 scholarships in each of its two programs. The ACT Foundation Second-Year Scholarships are for first-year college students nationwide who will enroll as sophomores in the upcoming fall semester. The ACT Cares Community Scholarships are designated for graduating high school seniors from select communities surrounding Account Control Technology, Inc.’s office locations, 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.

Scholarship recipients are selected based on an evaluation of academic records, demonstrated leadership, participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual circumstances, an outside appraisal and financial need. The scholarship selection process is administered independently by Scholarship Management Services®, the nation’s largest manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs.

Since its founding in 2013, the ACT Foundation has awarded $200,000 in college scholarships, in addition to supporting financial wellness initiatives and other charitable activities. The Foundation was established by the founders of Account Control Technology, Inc., leveraging their unique understanding of the financial challenges faced by college students as well as the company’s long history of giving back to the community.

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.” For more information, email or visit

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 nine 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

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