Funds released once the course is completed.

No intermediaries involved - funds go directly to students.

Monetary transactions and certificates are recorded on blockchain.

Guaranteed transparency

You

Sponsor
Deposit Funds
Paid after completed course

Student

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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It has always been my goal as a YouTuber to reach a wider audience. I believe this course will help me not only gain viewership but also improve viewer retention

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A simple and transparent process of funding

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.

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.

Fund management

Your Donation

$ 1,000

1:1

Scholarship budget

$ 1,000

Equivalent of BDG Tokens
Refund if a student doesn’t finish the course

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

Certificate Example

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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Meet our first sponsored graduates

I saw the ad while scrolling FB feed. I was so interested that I created a request right away. It is cool that you can be paid for learning! This course and scholarship I gained can help me to achieve my programming skills furthermore and support my family with living expenses in the future!

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SSS

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.