Anne Arundel Community College has been awarded a $598,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to help support its engineering scholars program. The grant will provide scholarships of up to $4,000 annually to financially needy, academically talented students to help them graduate from the school's engineering programs, transfer to a four-year institution and enter the workforce. Information: 410-777-2222.
Barrett and Anne McKown of Edgewater have established a $25,000 scholarship fund at Anne Arundel Community College to help offset tuition and educational expenses of county residents who enroll in cyber-related studies. The couple set up the Barrett and Anne McKown Scholarship for Cybersecurity Study to allow contributions from the community. Preference will go to U.S. citizens living in Anne Arundel who are attending a cybersecurity studies program, are enrolled full time and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA. To apply: go to aacc.edu/aid/scholarships. Those interested in contributing to the fund or establishing scholarships can contact the AACC Foundation at 410-777-2515, firstname.lastname@example.org or aacc.edu/foundation.
Anne Arundel Community College seeks employers to participate in its internship program. Students get real-world experience and mentoring from leaders in business, industry, government, and nonprofit agencies and organizations. For information, go to aacc.edu/foundation or aacc.edu/internships.