Earn up to $4,000 a year in tuition, fees and books toward studies in engineering or engineering technologies!
High school seniors and currently enrolled AACC students with a minimum 2.75 GPA planning to study engineering or engineering technologies and have demonstrated a financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are eligible.
We are committed to your success! In addition to providing award-winning instruction, AACC offers a host of valuable, hands-on services to help you maintain your grades and transfer to a four-year school or enter the workforce.
With AACC's Associate of Science in Engineering Transfer Option, you can transfer to all Maryland public college and university engineering bachelor programs as well as many private and public colleges and universities both in Maryland and out of state. The other engineering degrees may transfer to specialized programs leading to a bachelor’s degree as well. Students should consult with a college advisor regarding transfer plans.
AACC offers two Associate of Applied Science degrees in electronics and telecommunications designed to transition students directly into the workforce as electronic or telecommunications technicians.
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If you are interested in the Engineering Scholars Program and would like to apply, you must meet the following requirements:
To remain in good standing once admitted to the program, each scholar must:
In 2011, AACC was awarded a $598,000 grant over five years from the National Science Foundation to support an increase in the number of academically talented students who graduate from AACC and either transfer to a four-year institution and enter the engineering workforce or directly enter the engineering technologies workforce. Formally named the Engineering Scholars Program: Increasing Access and Diversity, the program targets underrepresented groups of students but anyone with financial need is eligible.
The program is led by Alycia Marshall, Ph.D., associate vice president for Learning and Academic Affairs and principal investigator for the program; and Frank Lanzer, professor and department chair of Engineering and co-principal investigator.