Fondation Hoffman Scholarship at University of the People

University of the People
Associate Degree

Deadline: On-going, upon admittance
Study in:  Any Country (online)
5 terms per year 

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Generously donated by the Fondation Hoffmann, this scholarship is available to all students studying towards an associate’s degree who can partially fund their studies. Recipients of this scholarship will have up to ten Exam Processing Fees funded, enabling motivated students from around the world the opportunity to earn an accredited academic degree.

Host Institution(s):

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

Field(s) of study:

Business Administration and Computer Science

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified

Target group:

Refugees and/or asylum seekers, as defined here, as well as degree-seeking students admitted to UoPeople.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

University of the People is a tuition-free, non-profit institution. In order to remain sustainable, UoPeople charges small processing fees for application and examination processing. Applicants are charged a one-time $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.

The Fondation Hoffman Scholarship covers the cost of ten – out of twenty – exam processing fees towards an associate’s degree.


Applicants must be 18 years and older and prove high school completion through the submission of a high school diploma and transcripts. Exemptions may be made for applicants who are not able to produce these documents due to various reasons, including refugee status. All applicants must complete the application requirements and undergo the application process in order to be considered for admission into the program. Further information regarding UoPeople admissions requirements can be found here.

The Fondation Hoffman Scholarship is available to Syrian refugees and/or Degree Seeking students who were previously awarded a Fondation Hoffmann Scholarship for their studies at UoPeople.

Application instructions:

Students wishing to apply to the Fondation Hoffman Scholarship through UoPeople need first to be admitted to the University. Once a student receives his\her official notice of admission, they are eligible to request financial assistance from one of the many scholarship opportunities available at UoPeople, including the Fondation Hoffman Scholarship. Individuals applying to the university with refugee and/or asylum seeking status should notify the Office of Admissions at the beginning of their application process.

Individuals who are classified as refugees and/or asylum seekers – detailed here are invited to apply for this exciting scholarship opportunity to study towards their associate’s degree in computer science or business administration. Interested individuals should first complete the UoPeople online application. Upon admittance to UoPeople, applicants will be invited to submit a request for financial assistance.

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.


For detailed information regarding the Fondation Hoffman Scholarship, click here. For more information regarding UoPeople, visit the UoPeople website.

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