edX is a learning platform that gives students from any country the opportunity to take free online courses offered by premier Universities around the world. Online learners can earn a certificate of completion after completing the course.
Level/Field of Study
There are currently about 800 courses in a wide variety of disciplines: biology, business, chemistry, computer science, economics, finance, electronics, engineering, food and nutrition, history, humanities, law, literature, math, medicine, music, philosophy, physics, science, statistics
There are about 60+ participating Universities which include Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of California Berkeley, McGill University, Australian National University, Wellesley University, Georgetown University, University of Toronto, TU Delft, and The University of Texas System.
Value/Duration of Award
With the exception of professional education courses, edX courses are free for everyone. Some courses have a fee for verified certificates but are free to audit.
The course are available to anyone in the world – from any demographic – who has interest in advancing their own knowledge.
EdX courses are open to everyone. All you need is access to a computer with a current browser, an Internet connection, and, of course, a desire to learn.
How to Apply
To sign up, create an edX account and then register for the course of your choice. Choose Register Now to get started. Unless you choose a verified certificate, registration is free! Deadline varies per course.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Official Scholarship Website: https://www.edx.org/