Merit Scholarships

First-year and transfer students should complete the application for admission as early as possible to be evaluated for a merit scholarship. No additional scholarship forms are required to receive a merit award. In 2019, 99% of accepted students received a merit scholarship. Evaluation is determined by the Admissions Office during our holistic review process and may be renewed for up to five years, depending on the length of the recipient’s bachelor’s degree program. Recipients must be enrolled full-time (12 classroom credits) and maintain a 2.5 institutional cumulative GPA. 

How to apply

No additional scholarship forms are required. Admission applications received by the priority deadline will get first consideration.

Additional Scholarships

WACE Scholarship

First year students entering Wentworth in the fall term can apply to one of 30 renewable $6,000 merit co-op scholarships (up to $24,000 for four years) available through our institutional partnership with WACE: Advancing Cooperative and Work- Integrated Education. To be eligible, please complete the following:

  • Submit a Wentworth application with all required application materials and be accepted by February 15, 2020.
  • Applicant must have a high school GPA of 3.5 or above.
  • Complete the application and essay found on

WACE scholarship winners will be notified by March 15, 2020. The scholarship is renewable for the length of the recipient’s program (8 semesters for all majors except for Electromechanical Engineering which is a 10-semester program) as long as the recipient follows Satisfactory Academic Performance as outlined in the Wentworth catalog. 

Mass STEM Hub Project Lead the Way Scholarship

In collaboration with Mass STEM Hub, Wentworth awards scholarships to all accepted students who are graduating from a Massachusetts high school and have completed at least three Project Lead the Way (PLTW) courses as indicated by completion of End of Course Assessments.  Preference is given to students who apply and are accepted by March 15, 2020. Students who have completed two PLTW courses and are currently enrolled in the third course at the point of application, will be given equal consideration.  Mass STEM Hub will provide Wentworth with a list of eligible students who have agreed to share their PLTW course performance by April 15, 2020.

The scholarship amount will vary based on the number of qualified candidates with a minimum guarantee of $1,000, renewable for the length of the student’s program, (eight semesters for all majors with the exception of Electromechanical Engineering which is a 10-semester program) provided Satisfactory Academic Progress is maintained as outlined in Wentworth’s catalog. An application is not required by the student to be considered for this scholarship.