Outlier is offering a free 100% off tuition on 1 course if you qualify for their Frontline Worker scholarship. If your teen is 13 or older and works a part-time job (restaurant, grocery store, childcare, healthcare, etc.) they may qualify.
Note: in our Homeschooling for College Credit community, I am personally aware of at least 3 students who won this scholarship. If you think your teen may qualify, go ahead and apply! The deadline to enroll in a course, if you win, is November 19, 2022.
When you apply for this scholarship, you will receive an answer within 7 days.
FREE TUITION FOR AN OUTLIER COURSE OF YOUR CHOICE
The University of Pittsburgh and Outlier created The Frontline Workers Scholarship to support current and former workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic in their academic journey. The program will award a free, for-credit online college course to each recipient, equivalent to $3.8 million total in University of Pittsburgh credits.
The first 1,000 eligible applicants will have the opportunity to take an Outlier course of their choice for free. The University of Pittsburgh will grant three transferable credits to those who successfully complete the course.
ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP
Outlier (from the co-founder of MasterClass) is reimagining higher education as a resource that is accessible, equitable, and affordable for everyone. We have developed the world’s best online, for-credit university-level courses, taught by some of the most celebrated educators in the world. Our courses employ cinematic content powered by cutting-edge science to create an immersive, student-friendly learning experience that’s delivering game-changing student success levels.
Whether you’re currently working on the frontlines, or you were working on the frontlines at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re eligible to receive one for-credit online college course for free.
This scholarship is available for the first 1,000 eligible applicants who complete a simple questionnaire and short video submission.
Scholarship recipients will have until November 19, 2022 to enroll in a course of their choice (scholarships expire November 19, 2022). Outlier.org
For the purposes of this scholarship, we define “frontline workers” as employees within essential industries who are, or were, obligated to physically show up to their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Frontline workers include, but are not limited to:
- •Healthcare workers
- •Cashiers in grocery and general merchandise stores
- •Janitors and maintenance workers
- •Agricultural workers
- •Childcare workers
- •Transportation workers (e.g. buses, taxi, Uber, Lyft, subway, etc.)
- •Mailing and shipping service workers
- •Protective service workers (police and EMTs)
- •Social welfare service workers (e.g. housing shelters, food banks, etc.)
- •Restaurants and food delivery workers
WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO TO APPLY?
The application is short and simple. We’ll ask you to provide the following:
- •Part 1: Your name, job description, and background info
- •Part 2: Three multiple-choice questions
- •Part 3: Make a short video (up to 60 seconds)
Follow this link to apply: Outlier Frontline Scholarship