University of the People Online Tuition Free Degrees
Scholarship Type: Bachelor’s Degree
The University of the People is the Education Revolution. It is the world’s first tuition-free, non-profit, American accredited, online university. With a groundbreaking online learning model and instructors from the world’s foremost academic volunteers, UoPeople offers the opportunity to pursue a high quality and invaluable American degree.
The university offers two-year associate and four-year bachelor’s degree programs in business administration, computer science, and health science, as well as an MBA program. Recently, the University of the People (UoPeople) and the International Baccalaureate (IB) have launched a tuition-free, online Master of Education (M.Ed.).
Host/Host country/Host Institution: Founded in 2009 and achieving accreditation in 2014, UoPeople has rapidly gained a foothold in the international arena of online higher education. The university has partnered with Yale ISP Law School for research and New York University, University of California Berkeley and the University of Edinburgh to accept students. The institution has also gained the widespread support of leading academics from renowned universities around the world. Its President’s Council, includes presidents, chancellors, and vice chancellors from universities such as NYU, Oxford, UC Berkeley, Columbia University, The Rockefeller University, Vassar University, the George Washington University, and others.
Eligible Courses/Subjects: UoPeople offers associate and bachelor degree programs in business administration, health science and computer science, as well as an MBA program and a Master of Education (M.Ed.).
Eligible Countries: Students from all over the world. Currently the university has students from over 200 countries and territories.
Scholarship Value: Students are asked to pay only an assessment fee at the end of each course ($120 for undergraduate and $240 for graduate studies). Applicants are also asked for a one-time, non-refundable application fee of $60.
For students who might find even these modest fees prohibitive, the university offers a variety of scholarships. Some of the scholarships can be found below:
Simone Biles Legacy Scholarship Fund – open to all students, with priority for those who have been in foster care.
Emergency Refugee Assistance Scholarship Fund – refugees and asylum seekers
Foundation Hoffmann Scholarship – open to all students
UoPeople General Scholarship – open to all students
UoPeople accepts students who have graduated high school, have access to a computer and the Internet and have sufficient English skills to study at the University.
How to Apply: The admission process is administered in 5 terms annually. The next deadline is 27 March 2021 with early application deadline of 27 February 2021 for term starting 8 April 2021. Interested applicants should apply today.
For detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship and the University in general, please visit the official website.
Application Deadline: 27 Feb/27 Mar 2021 (annual)