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Signature Scholarship Program

The Bay Path University Signature Scholarship Program will provide prospective first-time, first-year Residential College students entering in the fall of 2024, the opportunity to compete for a limited number of scholarship awards, ranging from $500 to full tuition

Eligibility, Instructions, and Important Dates:

To apply,  you need to :

  1. Respond to a short essay prompt question. The deadline for essay submission is Sunday, January 7, 2024 at 11:59PM.  Here's the prompt:
    1. Every year at Bay Path, we select a campus theme, and for 2023-2024 the theme is "Break Through."

      The dictionary defines break through as a dramatic discovery or a development that changes your life for the better.   An example of a break through moment could be a new understanding of a subject in class, an experience as an athlete, or someone resolving a personal situation with family or friends.  

      Tell us about YOUR break through experience and what you learned...
  2. Make sure you've submitted your official high school transcript 
  3. Submit your essay through this form.  

You will need to be an Accepted Student to progress to the next stage, when you will be invited to an on campus event on Saturday, February 17, 2024

Looking for ways to start on your signature scholarship essay?

Watch this video with Dr. Courtney Patrick-Weber, Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Composition, as she explains how to get your essay started and shares helpful suggestions?

The Bay Path Signature Scholarship made it so I could further my education. My tuition will be covered for four years, which relieves some significant financial burden for my family. This opportunity allowed me to branch out of my comfort zone and give me a voice.
- Kiley Ehrmanntraut, Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies, 2023 Winner 

*the signature scholarship competition program awards may be inclusive of all financial aid, including other merit-based scholarships and need-based financial aid.