EdX offers up to a 90% discount on our verified certificates to learners who cannot afford to pay full price. Assistance is available in most courses that offer verified certificates, however, some courses and programs are not eligible.
You can be approved up to five times in a twelve-month period for financial assistance.
To apply for financial assistance
Enroll in the course as an audit learner, and then complete the financial assistance application.
Upon submission your application will be reviewed, this process typically takes 2-4 business days. An email with a financial assistance code for 90% off will be delivered if your application is accepted. You can then apply the code on the payment form for the discounted rate.
Note: If you are interested in a MicroMasters, MicroBachelors, XSeries or Professional Program, assistance is available but you will need to apply for each course individually. It is not possible to complete a financial assistance application for for a full program.