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Steps to Apply:

1. Submit a FAFSA form - school code is 002058:  
    www.fafsa.ed.gov

2. Complete the AACC scholarship application:  
    www.aacc.edu/aid/scholarships

3. Check out the scholarships below and apply!

Scholarships

Hotel/Restaurant Management

  • AIWF (American Institute of Wine and Food) Scholarship
    Criteria: full-time student, pursuing a degree program in hotel/restaurant management. Must demonstrate financial need, minimum 2.5 GPA, and resident of Maryland, preferably central Maryland.  
  • A.M. Briggs Company’s Charles W. Harris and Hendrikus Wiskus Memorial Scholarship
    Criteria: full-time students seeking Hospitality, Business Management or Culinary Arts Operations degree options, must demonstrate financial need, hold a 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen. Written recommendation of HCAT faculty required.  
  • Kristin Aymard Scholarship
    Criteria: enrolled in the hotel/restaurant management program, financial need, 3.0 GPA.
  • IFSEA (International Food Services Executives Association) Scholarship
    Criteria: full-time student seeking degree or certificate with financial need and minimum GPA of 2.0.  Preference given to students pursuing culinary arts and hospitality management and demonstrating extracurricular participation in the hospitality industry.  Recommendation from hospitality faculty member is required.
  • Andy Thompson Memorial Scholarship
    Criteria: full-time student enrolled in hotel/restaurant management program, seeking a degree or certificate, minimum of 3.0 GPA, resident of Maryland.
  • Whole Foods Market Culinary Arts Scholarship
    Criteria: second year student enrolled in HCAT, preference given to someone following culinary arts operations option.  Financial need, GPA of 3.0 and resident of Anne Arundel County.  Selection made by HCAT faculty.

Entrepreneurial Studies

  • Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation Entrepreneurial Studies Scholarship
    Criteria: full-time, part-time or noncredit student interested in becoming an entrepreneur or current business owner. Must achieve 2.5 GPA during term awarded. Separate application required.

AACC

  • Annapolis Rotary Club Barton Scholarship
    Two awards. Criteria: second-year, full- or part-time students; one enrolled in the nursing program and one in non-nursing academic program, 3.0 GPA, must demonstrate financial need, county resident.
  • AACC Foundation Inc. Scholarship
    Criteria: full-time student must demonstrate financial need, minimum 2.0 GPA.
  • Anne Arundel County Association of REALTORS Scholarship
    Criteria: full-time or part-time student seeking associate degree, minimum 2.5 GPA, must demonstrate financial need, additional application required.
  • Carole B. Baker Scholarship for Displaced Homemakers
    Criteria: part-time minimum enrollment, must demonstrate financial need, displaced homemaker (see Student Financial Services office for definition), minimum 2.0 GPA, county resident.
  • Bank of America Scholarship
    Criteria: full-time or part-time student with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Must be AAC resident and seeking degree or certificate.
  • William A. Blankenship Memorial Scholarship
    Criteria: full-time student must demonstrate financial need, minimum 2.0 GPA, preference given to student from Kent Island, then from Queen Anne’s County.
  • Clay Booth Memorial Scholarship
    Criteria: full-time student seeking any degree or certificate demonstrating financial need. Must have GPA of 2.5.
  • Speaker Michael E. Busch Scholarship
    Criteria: restricted to Maryland state employees living in District 30 or their dependents. May seek any degree or certificate and be either a full-time or part-time student.
  • Champion Realty Scholarship
    Criteria: full-time students must demonstrate financial need, minimum 2.0 GPA, county residents.
  • Citizens National Bank Scholarship
    Criteria: First- or second-year student with GPA of 2.5. A first term student must matriculate with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • Hilda Cohen Memorial Scholarship
    Criteria: full-time or part-time student seeking a degree. Preference given to students who have not attended high school or college in the past 20 years. Must be resident of Anne Arundel County. Financial need preferred.
  • College Women’s Club of Annapolis
    (Spring award) Criteria: full-time student, financial need preferred, minimum 3.0 GPA, graduate of public, private or parochial high school in Anne Arundel County, county resident.
  • Edith G. and F. Ward DeGrange Sr. Scholarship
    Criteria: full-time student in good academic standing or 3.0 GPA, must demonstrate financial need, county resident.
  • Martha P. Devaney Memorial Scholarship
    Criteria: full-time student must demonstrate financial need, have earned minimum of 12 credits, minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • Guild for Life Scholarship
    Criteria: student must carry a minimum of six credits, be a resident of Anne Arundel County, demonstrate financial need and maintain a GPA of 2.5.
  • Holy Trinity Council No. 3413 Knights of Columbus Scholarship
    Criteria: full-time students must demonstrate financial need, minimum 2.5 GPA, preference for one recipient given to members of Council 3413 or their dependents who meet all the eligibility criteria, U.S. citizens, county residents.
  • David S. Jenkins Memorial Scholarship
    Criteria: full-time student must demonstrate financial need, minimum 3.0 GPA, county high school graduate. Job Training Scholarship Program
    Available to students pursuing college designated noncredit job training programs leading to specific occupations. Eligible programs must be at least 50 contact hours in length with tuition and fees exceeding $300. Must demonstrate financial need.
  • Dr. Bertram S. Kraus Memorial Scholarship
    Criteria: full-time student must demonstrate financial need, minimum 2.0 GPA, county resident.
  • LAMBDA Scholarship
    Criteria: student must be a member of the LAMBDA Club of AACC, carry a minimum of six credits and maintain a GPA of 2.5.
  • Leidy Foundation Scholarship
    Criteria: full-time student must demonstrate financial need, minimum 2.8 GPA, must be seeking an associate of arts degree.
  • Robert P. Ludlum and Ruth S. Ludlum Memorial Combined Endowed Scholarship
    Criteria: part-time or full-time student seeking degree, must have 3.0 GPA and have completed 24 credits.
    Lawrence F. Marcous and George C. Council Memorial Scholarship (Severn River Lions Club) Criteria: full-time student seeking degree, financial need preferred, minimum 3.0 GPA, U.S. citizen, county resident, preference will be given to candidate involved in extracurricular or athletic activities.
  • Michael and Marguerite Miraglia Memorial Scholarship
    Criteria: full-time student, minimum 2.0 GPA, student visa or permanent resident visa.
  • Barbara Moeller Scholarship
    Criteria: Open to incoming freshman from Glen Burnie High School with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must show financial need and have exhibited leadership skills through participation in extra curricular activities.
  • Daniel C. and Edith B. Olson Scholarship
    Criteria: full-time student must demonstrate financial need, minimum 2.0 GPA, U.S. citizen, county resident.
  • Parole Rotary Foundation Scholarship
    Criteria: full-time student must demonstrate financial need, minimum 2.0 GPA, county resident, seeking a degree.

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