Act Six is a leadership and scholarship program that connects local faith-based community affiliates with faith- and social justice-based colleges to equip emerging urban and community leaders to engage the college campus and their communities at home through a simple but powerful four-part strategy:
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Every year Act Six in partnership with Pursue Scholars selects a cadre of 7 high school seniors from Chicago to receive full-tuition, full-need scholarships to Taylor University. Our cadre spends the 6 months prior to their freshman year at college completing intense training for college readiness, spends intentional time building strong friendships with each other and challenging each other to be agents of change. With the support of each other and Pursue’s Act Six Specialist, our students attend college with holistic support that is essential to their success over the following 4 years. Mentors, internships, care packages, campus visits, networking opportunities, community support, etc.