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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.

Institutional Scholarships

AACC offers more than 200 institutional scholarships created and administered by the Anne Arundel Community College Foundation. These scholarships are funded through the generous donations of private individuals and groups with individual awards ranging from $200 to $4,000.

Applying for institutional scholarships is easy. There's just one application for all 200! Complete your FAFSA, review your award letter, then submit a scholarship application through MyAACC.

Learn more about financial aid.

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.


The Engineering Scholars Program provides students with a strong interest in Engineering the opportunity to earn up to $4,000 a year toward tuition, fees and books.

Learn more about the Engineering Scholars Program.

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.

STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math)

Minority certificate or degree-seeking students pursuing studies in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math can receive financial help Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) grant. 

Learn more about the LSAMP grant.


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Scholarship Application Deadlines

April 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.