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Entrepreneurial Studies Institute
101 College Parkway
CRSC 326
Arnold, MD 21012
Phone: 410-777-2066

The submission deadline for the AACC Ratcliffe Entrepreneurial Studies scholarships is October 31, 2016.


For more information, email

Special Events

August 30th & 31st11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Quad

Stop by our booth to learn more about: the $10,000 Ratcliffe Entrepreneurial Studies Scholarship,  the Entrepreneurs Club (meetings the 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 3:30), guest speaker Johnny Cupcake coming to AACC September 27th.

Purchase Raffle tickets for an O's game, proceeds support ESI\Ratcliffe students

AACC’s Entrepreneurial Studies Institute offers:
•    Entrepreneurship degrees, certificates and courses designed to prepare aspiring  entrepreneurs for success in business.
•    Scholarships (up to $10,000) to pay for tuition, fees, books, and business start-up costs.
•    Access to experienced entrepreneurs for advising and mentoring.
•    Business Plan and Big Idea competitions.
•    Events including workshops and guest speakers.
•    Membership in the Entrepreneurs Club.
•    A Small Business Resource Center and Student Business Incubator.

For more information contact:

Carlene Cassidy
Chair, Entrepreneurial Studies Institute
Professor, Business Management and Entrepreneurship
(410) 777-2161 

Entrepreneurs Club Meetings and Activities

Regular Entrepreneurs Club Meetings take place the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month during the regular semester of classes, from 3:30-5 p.m. in usually in CRSC 340.  Email  to confirm time and location.