Education briefs

August 02, 2013

Military friendly

Anne Arundel Community College has been named to the Military Friendly Schools list for the fourth straight year by Victory Media, a company specializing in military personnel's transition to civilian life. The list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus. Information: aacc.edu/military.

Engineering scholarships

Anne Arundel Community College has been awarded a $598,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to help support the college's 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: call 410-777-2222.

Internship program

Anne Arundel Community College is seeking 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.

Nursing scholarships

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's degree program who demonstrate financial need as established by the AACC financial aid office. Information: 410-777-2203 or aacc.edu/finaid.

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