CCBC Media Releases

For Immediate Release:
July 24, 2003

Contact: Marsha Koger


Baltimore County, Md. -- For Fall 2003, the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) scholarship program has several $1,000 scholarships still available for new full-time students at The Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC).

Applicants must be majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Science, Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics. Other qualifications include admission to CCBC, a 2.5 grade point average, ready for Math 083 or higher and status as a U.S. citizen, permanent resident alien or refugee alien. Financial need is not a requirement. In addition to the scholarship, awardees may receive support services such as faculty advisement and mentoring, a two-week summer career exploration experience from August 11 - 22, and an internship opportunity. The deadline to apply is August 5.

To apply, send or bring an application, high school transcript showing a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, CCBC math placement results, a letter of recommendation from a teacher and a short essay on your interest in a STEM career to: Sylvia Sorkin, STEM Scholarship Application, CCBC Essex, Room S410, 7201 Rossville Blvd., Baltimore, Md. 21237, or e-mail her at Information can be faxed to 410 –443-840-1145. Also, the application is available online at

CCBC is one of 12 Vanguard Learning Colleges noted nationally for its commitment to student learning. CCBC is a premier, learning-centered, single college, multi-campus institution consisting of three comprehensive campuses and five extension centers in metropolitan Baltimore County, Md. CCBC serves its perse community as a center for lifelong learning to improve the quality of life in Baltimore County and the region.

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