The University's scholarship program is composed of a variety of scholarships that are funded by tuition revenue, endowment earnings, and gifts. Additionally, many scholarships and grants are provided through the financial commitments of Bay Path University's alumni and friends.
Merit Scholarships are gifts of money that do not have to be repaid, they are based on your grades and are renewable contingent upon full-time enrollment and maintaining satisfactory academic progress.
Merit Scholarships for First Years:
1897 Founders Scholarship: $19,000 annual award for resident student $14,000 annual award for commuter student
Provost's Scholarship: $18,000 annual award for resident student $13,000 annual award for commuter student
Dean's Scholarship: $17,000 annual award for resident student $12,000 annual award for commuter student
Seize the Day Award: $15,000 annual award for resident student $10,000 annual award for commuter student
Pathways Award: $12,000 annual award for resident student $7,000 annual award for commuter student
Merit Scholarships for Transfer Students:
Presidential Achievement Scholarship: $15,000 annual award for resident students $12,000 annual award for commuter students
Academic Excellence Scholarship: $13,000 annual award for resident students $10,000 annual award for commuter students
Academic Achievement Scholarship: $12,000 annual award for resident students $9,000 annual award for commuter students
Distinguished Scholars Award: $11,000 annual award for resident students $8,000 annual award for commuter students
Success Award: $9,000 annual award year for resident students $6,000 annual award for commuter students
Transfer Achievement Award: $1,500 award to transfer students, intended for First Generation college students
Community College Transfer Award: $1,000 award to transfer students from a Community College
Phi Theta Kappa: $2,500 awarded to transfer students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa
Honors Program Scholarship: $1,500 annual award
Women in STEM Honors Program (WiSH) Scholarship: $2,500 annual award
Women in Business Honors Program (WiBH) Scholarship: $2,500 annual award
As part of Bay Path University Education Stimulus Plan, this grant is for traditional undergraduates to continue their education at the University and earn a Master’s degree. This grant may be used toward any current Bay Path Master of Science program with the exception the Master in Occupational Therapy programs, the Master of Science in Genetic Counseling, and the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program. Eligibility is for students who attend Bay Path as a full-time traditional undergraduate.
Residential College undergraduate students who entered prior to Fall 2015, are eligible for up to $10,000 ($2,500 per year of full time undergraduate enrollment). The following programs do not qualify for the $10,000 Graduate Grant: All MS Education programs including Applied Behavior Analysis, PA, MOT, Genetic Counseling.
Those who enrolled Fall 2015 and in the future, will be awarded $1,000 for each year attended at Bay Path up to a maximum award of $4,000. Students must enroll into a qualifying graduate program within 17 months of completion of their undergraduate degree. A standard graduate school application must be submitted. Students enrolled part-time or full-time as a graduate student are eligible. Students are eligible for the grant for a two year period and cannot qualify for any other Bay Path Scholarships. Eligibility is not need-based; however, if student is receiving tuition reimbursement, the scholarship amount will be limited. Tuition reimbursement funding will be applied first towards tuition. The amount of the grant will be applied against tuition.
The Bay Path University Signature Scholarship Competition Program will provide prospective first-time, first-year Residential College students the opportunity to compete for a limited number of scholarship awards,
ranging from $2,500 to full tuition.