EdX offers up to a 90% discount on our verified certificates to learners who can benefit from, but 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: For our credit-eligible courses, you are welcome to apply for financial assistance for a verified certificate, but any financial assistance awarded does not apply to additional amounts that may be charged for academic credit.