The HP Women’s Scholarship Fund at University of the People

University of the People
Associate Degree

Deadline: 10 Dec 2015
Study in:  Any Country (online)
Term starts Jan 2016

Brief description:

The Hewlett-Packard (HP) Women’s Scholarship Fund, unveiled at DLDWomen12, offers two-year scholarships to 100 female students at University of the People (UoPeople) enabling them to study towards an Associate degree in a program of their choice. Students who are awarded a scholarship also have access to mentoring support from HP employees. These HP mentors provide UoPeople students with invaluable guidance and support, enriching their academic learning experience and playing a pivotal role in preparing them for employment after graduation. The mentors are an integral part of the support students receive in this program.

Host Institution(s):

University of the People (UoPeople)  –  the world’s first non-profit, tuition-free, degree-granting online academic institution dedicated to opening access to higher education globally for all qualified individuals, despite financial, geographic or societal constraints.

Field(s) of study:

Business Administration and Computer Science

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified

Target group:

Female Applicants, ages 18-34

Scholarship value/inclusions:

University of the People is a tuition-free, non-profit institution. The University does not charge students to take classes, does not charge for any reading and other study materials, and does not charge for annual enrollment. 

However, In order to remain sustainable, UoPeople charges small processing fees for application and examination processing. Applicants are charged a onetime $50 Application Processing Fee to cover the cost of reviewing and processing an application. UoPeople charges an Exam Processing Fee of $100 per end-of-course exam. These fees, including the projected maximum cost for the entire degree program, are publicized on the website and in the Catalog. 

Those individuals who are unable to pay their Exam Processing Fees may be eligible to apply for the HP Women’s Scholarship Fund to cover the cost of the exam processing fees, as well as potentially the cost of the application processing fee.

Eligibility:

UoPeople accepts all high-school graduates who have internet access and can prove sufficient knowledge of the English language. Applicants must be 18 years and older and prove high school completion through the submission of a high school diploma and transcripts. The diploma and transcripts may be in a language other than English provided the applicant submits, in addition, an official translation document that is notarized prior to submittal. Applicants must complete the application requirements and undergo the application process in order to be accepted into the program. Aspiring female students are eligible to apply for the HP Women’s Scholarship Fund.

Application instructions:

Students wishing to apply to the HP Women’s Scholarship Fund through UoPeople need first to be admitted to the. Once a student receives his\her official notice of admissions, they are eligible to request a scholarship from one of the many scholarship possibilities available at UoPeople, including the HP Women’s Scholarship Fund.

Female Applicants, ages 18-34, are invited to apply for this exciting scholarship opportunity to study towards their associate degree, supported by HP.  Interested applicants should first complete the UoPeople online application. Upon admittance to UoPeople, applicants will be invited to submit a request for financial aid from The HP Women’s Scholarship Fund.  Don’t miss this incredible scholarship opportunity – apply today!

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

For detailed information regarding the HP Women’s Scholarship Fund, click here.  For more information regarding UoPeople, visit the UoPeople website.

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