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Are you looking for help paying your college tuition? You’ve come to the right place.

Any current or prospective credit student (full or part time) who has completed the AACC admissions application and declared a program of study can submit a scholarship application. Each scholarship may have its own requirements and deadlines, so be sure to read directions carefully.

Learn more about noncredit funding opportunities.

Scholarships for Credit Students

Generous donors have supported scholarships through gifts to the Anne Arundel Community College Foundation. Enrolled AACC students can apply for these scholarships by completing just one online application. Remember to also complete the FAFSA. Don't forget to watch your AACC student email account for communications from the financial aid office for any further instructions.

Learn more about financial aid.

Scholarships for Noncredit Students

The School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development offers scholarships for some noncredit programs that earn a Workforce Training Certificate.

Review a list of eligible programs, application materials and instructions.

Departmental Scholarships

Several academic departments offer and administer their own scholarships and there are many scholarships specific to students studying a particular subject. Some of these opportunities are listed below, but many more exist. You may wish to contact your department directly to learn about additional funding opportunities.

Cybersecurity, Networking and Digital Forensics

Entrepreneurial Studies

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? The Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Entrepreneurial Studies Scholarship program includes an Entrepreneurial Studies Scholarship, an Internship Scholarship, a Small Business Owner Scholarship and a Seed Fund award.

Learn more about the Philip E. And Carole R. Ratcliffe Scholarship.

Mechatronic Technology

Certificate or degree-seeking mechatronics students can receive financial help with his or her college education through the Drs. Richard and Jewell Wunderlich Scholarship. To apply, complete the AACC Institutional Scholarship application on MyAACC.

Learn more about Mechatronic Technology.

Student Success Incentive Scholarships

AACC is committed to enhancing programs and services for students who are the first in their families to attend college, who need to build a foundation for success in college-level classes, and who are low income or an ethnic minority, to meet their academic goals. One of the objectives of Student Achievement and Success Program (SASP) is to enhance student success by identifying SASP students who meet the eligibility requirements and award them an incentive scholarship.

Student Achievement and Success Program Scholarship

First Year Experience Scholarship


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Scholarship Application Deadlines

March 15
for priority consideration

June 20
for late consideration

Students must complete the FAFSA and receive an award letter from AACC Financial Aid before the scholarship application will be considered.

Emergency Support

Learn more about the
Helplink Grant and other available resources for students in crisis.