University of the People Scholarships for Syrians 18 years and above


University of the People

Institutional Contact:Lana Whiteford (

Level of Study:Associate, Undergraduate

Fields of Study:Business Administration, Computer Science

Scholarship Award Amount:UoPeople is a tuition-free university. Scholarships of up to $4,050 cover examination and application fees.

Application Deadline: Rolling deadline

Application Requirements:

Must be 18 years old or older

Must be able to provide proof of high school completion*

Must meet English proficiency**

*Applicants that may not be able to provide high school documentation may still be considered for admission. If this is applicable to you, please review the UoPeople Refugee and Asylum Seekers Admissions Policy
**Applicants that may not meet the English proficiency requirement may still be considered for admission.

Students should follow the instructions listed on our webpage. Once reaching step 4 of the application process, students should email to request a fee waiver. Please visit University of the People website for more information.

Apply to UoPeople

UoPeople is a non-profit, tuition-free, online, accredited university dedicated to opening access to higher education globally. University of the People does not charge students to take classes, does not charge for any reading and other study materials, and does not charge for annual enrollment. In order to remain sustainable, UoPeople charges small processing fees for application and examination processing. However, In light of the crisis in Syria, we have allocated scholarships for 500 Syrian refugees, granting an amazing opportunity to motivated students who are interested in earning an accredited academic degree. Students are welcome to apply for this scholarship after they have completed their student application and been admitted to the University. You are welcome to read the article published about University of the People's endeavors to aid the Syrian refugee crisis here.