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Bay College has an Online Scholarship Application!  Bay College awards over 275 scholarships to graduating high school seniors, current students and returning learners.  The scholarship program at Bay College is supported by contributions from organizations, businesses and individuals in the community via the Bay College Foundation that may help you achieve your educational goals . Scholarships are sponsored by friends of the College including staff, faculty, businesses, community organizations, and individuals.

Scholarship applications deadlines are:

Fall & Winter Semester: March 15 (Open) 
Winter Semester Only: October 15 (Closed)

If a student has applied for the fall semester deadline, and has received scholarships for the academic year, it is not necessary to reapply for winter.

If you wish to be considered for scholarships, you must complete the Application for Admission and/or be accepted for admission, and apply online for scholarships.  Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA and be enrolled in 6 or more contact hours to be considered for Bay College Scholarships.

Scholarships are available for academic excellence, financial need, specific academic programs, etc.  A multi-year scholarship for Bay College West Campus students is available each year for incoming and non-traditional students. To be considered for Bay College West Charles J & Patricia O Nelson complete the online Bay College Scholarship application.  Letter(s) of recommendation are required.  Bay College also is now administering the Mouz Pamp Memorial Scholarship (PDF document) for Native Americans via the online application.


Scholarship FAQ's

What is the typical scholarship award amount?

Scholarships vary in amount.  Awards start at full tuition and continue down to the $500 per year level.  Students with proven academic achievement typically receive the greatest scholarship awards.  Also, students eligible for multiple scholarships will be awarded the one of highest value or a combination of scholarships.

When will I know if I am awarded a Bay scholarship?

Scholarships award letters will be mailed within 2 months of the application close date.  You need to return your acceptance agreement along with a thank you note within 2 weeks of the award receipt.  After acceptance, the scholarship amount will show as a credit against tuition and fees on your student account. Tuition will be reflected on student accounts in July for the upcoming fall semester.

What will happen if I do not return my acceptance on-time?

The scholarship award with be re-awarded to other qualified applicants.


Scholarship Resources

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