Are you an online student? Do you want to obtain a degree with the flexibility of being able to study anywhere and anytime you like, studying and also taking part in other commitments? Do you seek scholarships to study online? They are lots of opportunities springing forth to study online.
If you are willing or wanting to get started with distance learning, but need financial support, browse through the list of scholarships to study online.
Scholarships to study online offered by universities
All admitted students are automatically considered for the scholarships they’re eligible for, such as the online Master of Public Administration and Policy.
The University of Edinburgh will offer scholarships for eligible part-time global online distance learning Master’s programs offered by the University. There are currently many medical scholarships listed among these.
They are different undergraduate scholarships to study online at Pennsylvania State University’s ‘World Campus’ (online campus).
In collaboration with Canon Collins Trust, postgraduate scholarships are available for students from South Africa, Malawi, Zimbabwe, or Zambia to complete a Master of Laws degree by distance learning. Four scholarship winners will be offered full exams and tuition fee waivers. Applicants must be working either full- or part-time and be able to commit at least 10 hours a week to study.
These are online scholarships for new and returning students of Washington State University’s global campus, based on both academic merit and financial need.
Western Governors University offers different online scholarships to study at bachelor’s or master’s level, some of which are granted in collaboration with other organizations.
The University of Manchester offers scholarships for online students from Tanzania, Uganda, or Rwanda which cover all tuition fees, course materials, and examinations for the online MPH degree. One of the requirements is at least two years of relevant work experience.
Berklee offers about 16 online scholarships of almost US$1,500 each and is available for current students of the online school of the Berklee College of Music.
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Scholarships to study online offered by other organizations
This is an online scholarship for natives of developing countries to study and obtain a master’s degree through distance learning. The courses involved are mostly internet-based courses. The courses offered partnered with either universities in developing countries or delivered directly from UK universities.
This scholarship is mainly for US online students. Students have to be enrolled in an accredited online degree program in the country. Candidates must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
This is a merit-based scholarship. The first-place winner usually receives a cheque from Open Colleges. This cheque is to cover the total value of the cost of their online photography course.
A cheque for half of the cost of the course is awarded to the second-place individual. The third-placed individual isn’t left out, he or she receives a cheque for the quarter of the cost.
International students or Australian student that is presently studying online or intending to undertake an online study with a college or university is eligible for a prize of AUD$2,000. To qualify, candidates need to write 200 words or less on a theme related to studying online.
This scholarship is for online students of any nationality to complete online courses through the UK’s University of South Wales, the US’s Marymount California University, and the Cypriot University of Nicosia.