Funds released once the course is completed.

No intermediaries involved - funds go directly to students.

Monetary transactions and certificates are recorded on blockchain.

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It’s only you (sponsor) and the student. No institution is involved. There are no questions regarding your funds allocation and visibility. Using blockchain technology your funds are locked in public and unlocked after student achieved a goal.

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Make Your Own Game With Pixel Art Using the Unity Game Maker
Jackson from Nigeria

Jackson Goodluck is passionate about gaming – now, he wants to build games on his own.

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Requested 1 month ago
Course Duration - 1 month
Fund $46.19
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Ethical Hacking With Python to Improve Cyber Security
Orlando Ernesto from Cuba

Learning ethical hacking would be a dream come true for Orlando Ernesto Abreu Cruz. He wants to improve cybersecurity and protect the digital world.

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Requested 1 month ago
Course Duration - 1 month
Fund $35.89
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Ethical Hacking Course: Learn Ethical Hacking From Scratch
Vignes from India

Vignes Waran wants to be safe on the Internet and help other do the same. Learning about cyber security will help him achieve his goal.

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Requested 1 month ago
Course Duration - 1 month
Fund $59.49
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Développement Web Full Stack : Comment créer un site Web !
Jerome from France

Jerome Bailleul is a self-learner who needs to receive a verified certificate to prove his knowledge to potential employers when applying for a job.

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Requested 2 weeks ago
Course Duration - 1 month
Fund $139.74
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Python Data Structures Tutorial: Ultimate Guide on Data Science
Trio from Indonesia

Trio Saputra doesn't want to miss the opportunity of learning Python with the guidance of a professional instructor.

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Requested 1 month ago
Course Duration - 1 month
Fund $67.64
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An Interactive SQL Tutorial for Beginners: Introduction to SQL
Hicham from Morocco

Hicham Bourziq has some decent knowledge about various programming languages. Now, he wants to add SQL to his skill set.

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Requested 1 month ago
Course Duration - 1 month
Fund $15.29

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Karolis Putinas

Java 101: Find the Easiest Way to Learn Java & Start Coding in No Time

Karolis is a self-taught developer. He has some knowledge of OOP and the basics of web development. Karolis is now focused on gaining solid programming skills, so he benefited a lot from a course on Java.

Kazi Farhan Hossain Purba Purba

Eye-opening Look At Personal Branding: How to Become a Thought Leader

Kazi is a university student of Fashion & Design. He believes that personal branding skills are as important as professional knowledge. That’s why he’s expanding his skillset to be able to learn more and lead his community.

Dixen Lee

Become a PHP Specialist: Up to Date Video PHP Tutorial

Dixen dreams to become a Full Stack developer so he can mix new skills with his knowledge of the internet of things and contribute to the world's technology development. He learned PHP as the basics in back-end engineering.

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Civitta

Civitta provides management consulting and data analytics services to corporations, start-ups, SMEs, governments and NGOs, delivering great value for money price point.

Hostinger

HOSTINGER's vision is to enable millions of people around the globe to unlock the power of internet and give them the empowerment to learn, create and grow.

BitDegree

Online education is what we do. We took blockchain and used it to connect students with teachers and employers. We will help you start from zero by teaching skills that land you a job.

Startup Societies Foundation

Startup Societies Foundation studies, promotes, and connects startup societies. We want to create a vibrant, global startup societies industry through international conferences, investment summits, digital content and academic studies.

A simple and transparent process of funding

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Students with obstacles in their lives ask for help

Students apply for scholarship by explaining their needs, goals and filling in personal information. All requests are rigorously screened and verified ones are made public.

Sponsor allocate funds that are locked in smart contract

Sponsors select students to fund and transfer the funds. Money is then converted to BDG token with 1:1 ratio and are kept in smart contract.

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Student with blockchain certificate and financial reward

Students get skill, certificate and the scholarship.

Students get access to the course and start learning. If a student meets the deadline, the course certificate is issued and funds transferred to their wallet.

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You transfer a fund in USD, a regular FIAT currency. For the purpose of registering the transaction to blockchain, it is converted to a stable coin, a cryptocurrency pegged to fiat, with a ratio 1:1. This scholarship is fully refunded in fiat for the donor in case a learner fails to meet the deadline, or transferred to student upon successful completion.

Students willing to learn around the world

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Scholarships and certificates for graduates

Scholarships enable students to access education in the first place. That is great. But there is more... Successful completion of the course awards students with blockchain certificates that can be viewed and verified by anyone whether it is a sponsor, the next employer, or another academic institution looking for some proof of skills.

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FAQ

Despite BitDegree being a platform aggregating scholarship requests, when it comes to actual funding it’s only you, the sponsor, and the student. No institution is involved as all the transactions are recorded and managed on blockchain. Records can’t be hacked, so all funds allocation is kept transparent and verifiable.

Skill is a subjective concept, but traditionally it is the educator and educational institution that ensures that their curricular teaches the skill. Therefore, by issuing a certificate an educational institution ensures a learner has learnt the topic.

Yes. It is your choice. In the registration form you can choose whether your or your company’s name can be made public to students and anyone looking at the page.

The funds are released to students only when they complete the course. This means that the student unlocks a certificate upon completion of the course. This certificate is then written to blockchain, which in turn releases the funds.

No, this system is specifically award those who prove their learning outcome.

Funds are converted to BDG token to make sure that credible transaction is performed within a decentralized system with no third parties involved.

Students can create a request only by using Facebook login. After that, we’re carefully checking all requests one by one and only approve valid persons.

No. We are strictly following GDPR’s guidelines and can not give you the personal information of a student.