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Any AACC credit or noncredit student who has a MyAACC username and password is encouraged to complete an application for scholarships. Remember to complete the FAFSA and watch your MyAACC student email account for further instructions about your application.

To get started, select the year you wish to apply for and use your AACC username and password as a single sign-on to access the application.

Scholarships for Credit Students

Generous donors have supported scholarships through gifts to the Anne Arundel Community College Foundation Inc. Credit AACC students can apply for these scholarships by completing just one online application.

In addition to completing the scholarship application, you must:

  • Make sure you have completed a FAFSA.
  • Make sure you have completed an AACC admissions application.
  • If you are a recent high school graduate, submit your final high school transcript to AACC's Records and Registration office.
  • If you are transferring to AACC, submit official college transcript(s) from all previous colleges you hvae attended to AACC's Records and Registration office. Official transcripts must be received in a sealed envelope within one year of the date the transcript was printed. 

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.

Learn more about noncredit funding opportunities.

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 1
for priority consideration

If you are selected to receive an AACC scholarship, you will be notified by email to your MyAACC student email account.

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