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U.S. Bates Scholarship

The deadline of the most recent cycle of the U.S. Bates Scholarship Program has passed. The next cycle of the Bates Scholarship will begin accepting applications on February 2, 2021 and close on March 31, 2021.  This round of applications is open to high school seniors that are planning to enter college in the Fall of 2021.

BAC annually awards three scholarships to students whose parents or step-parents are U.S. BAC members. The stipends are $5,000 per year for up to four years – up to $20,000 total. 

To be eligible for the 2021 U.S. Bates scholarship, students must:

•        Be a senior in high school and planning to enter college in the fall of 2021.

•        Have a parent or step-parent who is a U.S. BAC member in good standing.

•        Plan to take or have taken the SAT or ACT exam.

Application information will be posted on this page on February 2, 2021.

For further information, please contact BAC’s Education Department at or 1-888-880-8222 ext. 3887.

For questions about the most recent competition, please contact National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) at (847) 866-5100 or for assistance.