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Scholarships for New MassBay Students

The MassBay Foundation and our generous donors provide a variety of scholarships for new, incoming students. You must have your own MassBay student identification number and MassBay email address in order to begin the application process.

To apply, you must:

  1. Be registered for classes in the semester in which the scholarship will be awarded.
  2. Complete the General Application in Academic Works, our scholarship award system.
  3. Complete specific applications for scholarships for which you feel you are qualified.

To login to Academic Works, you will search for the app in OneLogin — MassBay single sign on.

Please be advised that scholarship money is disbursed to students as a reimbursement, after you have enrolled and paid your semester bill.

If you have any questions, please contact the Development Office at or call us at 781-239-3124.

Below is a list of our scholarship opportunities typically available to incoming students in the fall and spring semesters. This list may vary be semester. Click through the name of the scholarship to see scholarship criteria in ACADEMICWORKS. Scholarship applications for the fall 2023 semester will open in early July.


AWARD: $500
Automotive Technology Scholarship
This scholarship opportunity was established to assist students enrolled in any of the MassBay Automotive Technology Programs with tuition, mandatory fees, tools and/or books. $500 scholarship(s) are awarded for the semester.


AWARD: $1,000
Cybersecurity Scholarship (full-time student)
The Cybersecurity Scholarship is funded by the generous sponsors of the Information Security Summit established by Towerwall.


AWARD: $1,000
Cybersecurity Scholarship (part-time student)
The Cybersecurity Scholarship was created and is funded by the generous sponsors of the Information Security Summit established by Towerwall.


AWARD:: $500
DACA Scholarship
The DACA Scholarship fund was created and is supported through gifts to the MassBay Community College Foundation from alumni and friends of the College.


AWARD: $500
First Generation Student Scholarship
MassBay welcomes students who are the first in their family to attend college and supports them throughout their time with us.


AWARD: $500
Incoming STEM Student Scholarship
MassBay is known for its STEM program and welcomes incoming students into its program.


AWARD: $500
Johnny Appleseed Scholarship
Created through the generosity of the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts, the Johnny Appleseed Scholarship awards students from the foundation's service area as they pursue an education at MassBay Community College. Preference will be given to students who are pursuing degrees not available at their local community college.


AWARD: $500
Single Parent Scholarship
The Single Parent Scholarship was established to support a student who is a single parent with full/joint custody of minor child/children pursuing a college education.


AWARD: $3,500
Mashrufa Alam & Abu M.Z. Alam Bangladesh Student Scholarship
Created and funded by the generosity of Mashrufa Alam and Abu M.Z. Alam, this scholarship supports students from Bangladesh or of Bangladeshi descent who are declaring a major or certificate in an applied science.

For inquiries

Call: 781.239.3124