Setting up BBID to access My Scholarship Central

My Scholarship Central uses Blackbaud ID (BBID) to access the site. Follow the directions below to create your account.

Go to

Click Sign In or Sign Up in the upper right-hand corner

Select the correct tab – either Applicants and Administrators or References and Reviewers

Click Continue with Blackbaud ID

Click either Continue with Google, Continue with Apple, or Continue with Email.

If you use Google or Apple for email, click the corresponding buttons.

If you use any other email provider, click Continue with Email.

Do not click continue with SSO.

After entering your email, you will be prompted to send a confirmation code to your email. Click the button, check your email for the code, and then enter the code in the text box. Continue to the next page.

Enter a password – make sure to read the password requirements. Enter your name and click Sign Up. You should now be logged in to My Scholarship Central.

The next time you log in, you will be prompted to sign up for multi-factor authentication.  You will decide if you want to receive a confirmation code via text or authenticator app each time you log in.

If you forget your password, click the Forgot Password? link after entering your email. Additional help can be found by clicking Need Help? Have Questions? at the bottom of the page. You can also email [email protected]

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