The School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CEWD) awards scholarships to qualifying students. Scholarships may pay a certain amount of total tuition and fees for courses within approved certificate programs, as listed on the scholarship application. Scholarships will be awarded as funds are available. Funds are limited, so students are encouraged to apply early. Follow the steps below to apply.
Additionally, the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) is offering a new scholarship opportunity for noncredit students in Maryland's community colleges. The MHEC Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship will fund up to $2,000 for tuition and fees for awarded students in the approved programs. Follow the steps below to apply.
If you are a previous or current student, skip to Step 2
Go to AACC's online application.
On the next screen, ENROLLMENT INFORMATION SECTION, enter:
Within one hour after you have created your account, you should receive your MyAACC username and password information at the email address you put on your application. If you do not receive it in your personal email inbox, check your spam folder.
Visit Institutional Scholarships on our website.
Scholarship Application Part B: CEWD scholarship applicants should enter:
Note: Answer all questions. Do not leave any blanks or your application will not be reviewed. This includes the essay questions.
Go to Financial Aid and Scholarships on our website.
AACC has partnered with SkillPointe, a one-stop shop for job seekers and job changers looking to find their place in skilled trades. The SkillPointe Foundation offers scholarships to students in eligible trade or technical skill programs. The SkillPointe Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing financial assistance for students and adults seeking education, training and/or certification in high skill jobs that do not require 4-year degrees.
This scholarship is open to everyone 16 or older, of any ethnicity and educational background. U.S. citizens or legal residents whose course of study or training program includes technical school, vocational school or community college are encouraged to apply. This scholarship is exclusively for individuals wishing to gain a certificate, credential or two-year degree.
If you want to take courses to learn how to start and better run your own business, you may be eligible for the college’s Entrepreneurs Scholarship, supported by the Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation.
Job Corps offers free education and vocational programs administered by the U.S. Department of Labor. The programs are designed to help students 16 to 24 years get a better job, earn more money and take control of their future. Each year 60,000 students take advantage of the Job Corps training. Over the past five years, 82% of students that graduated from the programs began new careers, enrolled in higher education programs or enlisted in the military.