Education briefs

March 18, 2011

Reading and signing

A reading and book signing by fiction and nonfiction writer Andrew Wingfield, whose works include "Hear Him Roar," "Right of Way" and place-based personal essays, take place at 2 p.m. March 31 at the Anne Arundel Community College Humanities Building, Room 112, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Free. Information: 410-777-2545.


•The county branch of the American Association of University Women will offer three one-year awards of $2,000 each for the 2011-2012 academic year. Eligible candidates are women who have attended Anne Arundel Community College and are planning to attend or continuing to attend a four-year college or university. Applicants must be county residents, have a GPA of 3.25 or higher, and show evidence of financial need and a commitment to community service through volunteer or employment activities. Applications are available online at or from the financial aid office at AACC. The deadline for applications is March 29. Information: 410-518-9978 or e-mail

•The Rotary Club of Annapolis is accepting applications from graduating seniors attending Annapolis high schools, including home-schooled students. Up to four cash scholarship awards of $1,000 each are available to area students who plan to attend an accredited college or university and have demonstrated a commitment to community services. Relatives of Rotary members are ineligible. Application deadline is April 1. Application and information: e-mail or

Internship participation

Anne Arundel Community College invites employers to participate in its internship program. Students from a broad range of disciplines want real-world experience and mentoring from leaders in business, industry, government and nonprofit agencies and organizations. For information on how the internships work or to provide an opportunity, contact the college's internship office at or

Nursing scholarships at AACC

Through 2014, three Anne Arundel Community College nursing students will receive $3,000 scholarships through a program set up by Johns Hopkins HealthCare. The scholarships will benefit county residents enrolled in the college's registered nursing associate of science degree program who demonstrate financial need as established by the AACC financial aid office. Information: 410-777-2515 or

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