TO APPLY TO ACTs: ascent you may fill out the application by:
Downloading this PDF, print and send to the address below.
Filling it out online
If you are a current ACTS Essentials student, click the "Essentials Alumni Application" button below.
In order to process your application we must receive each of the items listed below. We have provided a checklist for your convenience. Please make sure all sections are filled out completely and that supplementary items are sent with your application.
The tuition for Ascent is $3,475. If accepted, a non‐refundable matriculation fee of $250 is due two weeks after your acceptance, (please pay this by check). A $100 "early bird" discount is given to all students who pay their tuition in full two weeks before the program start date!
Section A. (Personal Information)
Complete Section B (Financial information and Program Agreement. Be sure to sign the bottom).
Prayerfully answer the questions in Section C. (Supplemental Questions)
Complete Section D (Confidential Health Form. Physician's Release MUST BE DOWNLOADED AND PRINTED! Physician must fill out top half, applicant must sign the bottom half). NOTE: If your medical forms are taking longer than expected to complete, go ahead and send the rest of the application in and then the medical forms as soon as they're ready.
Mail or Email email@example.com a recent, wallet-size photo of yourself.
Sign Outreach Agreement.
Distribute the Confidential Reference Form to three references (either online) or downloading and printing this PDF). Give one to your pastor/youth pastor, one to a teacher or employer, and one to a mature Christian friend. Provide your reference with a pre-addressed stamped envelope if sending by mail.
Provide a recent work resume.
Provide a writing sample of approx. 500 to 700 words (1.5 to 2 double-spaced typewritten pages, 12 pt. font). This may be a selection from an academic paper, an article, a web post, etc.
We must have your non-refundable application fee of $40 (if by check payable to GCM) by January 5th. A late fee of $25 applies for applicants registering after this deadline.
Send everything to:
P.O. Box 942
Naches, WA 98937 USA
Don't let finances be the barrier to pursuing the Ascent program. If you're concerned about the tuition cost there may be scholarships available.