Scholarship Donation

October 27, 1991

The medical staff of Anne Arundel Medical Center recently presented a check for $5,000 to Anne Arundel Community College for the development of a endowment scholarship in health-related studies.

The contribution was made in memory of Dr. Aris Allen, a past president and member of the Anne Arundel Medical Center medical staff.

AACC GETS GRANT

A group of Anne Arundel County high school and college dropouts or students at risk of dropping out will benefit from a $24,000 state grant recently awarded to Anne Arundel Community College.

The college relies on community-based organizations for help in identifying 30 youths between the ages of 16 and 21 and enrolling them in a program that encourages participants to continue their education, apply forinternships, and eventually to land jobs.

The program is set to enroll 30 students in the project by June 30, 1992, and to have 80 percent of the group enrolled in appropriate courses by that date.

The college is seeking help in identifying youths who would qualify forthis program. The office, in 122 of the Student Services Center at the college, is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information: 541-2787.

ELKS OFFER GRANTS

Students planning to pursue a vocational-technical course in a school or college leading to a terminal associate degree, certificate or diploma -- but less than a baccalaureate degree -- can compete for $2,000 grants offered by the Elks National Foundation.

The Elks National Foundation trustees have set aside $682,000 for the grants for the 1992/93 and 1993/94 school years. Each grant is $1,000 for each year.

A total of 341 grants will be awarded with at least one per state and the areas of Guam and Puerto Rico, and additional grants allotted according to Elks' donations within each state.

Although graduating high school seniors areeligible to apply, older students who desire training or re-trainingare encouraged to apply for these grants. High school diplomas or GEDs are not required.

Applications are available through the Elks Lodges listed below, or at community and technical colleges, and must be submitted by Nov. 22.

Annapolis: 263-2891; Broadneck: 757-2243;Deale: 867-2528; Glen Burnie: 969-2266; and Severna Park: 647-2482.

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