BYU-Pathway Rolls Out Guaranteed Scholarship

BYU-Pathway Worldwide will offer a guaranteed scholarship to every student who starts a degree through it's PathwayConnect program.

Starting November 1, BYU-Pathway Worldwide will begin offering a guaranteed scholarship to every student who starts a degree through its PathwayConnect program.

Named the Heber J. Grant Scholarship, students will be awarded a tuition discount of 10, 25, or 50 percent off of their tuition balance.* The percentage discount awarded will be determined by need. Other scholarships are also available, which may further reduce a student’s tuition cost.

“Our tuition price is extremely low, but even with the low prices some students still struggle to afford to earn a degree,” said Brian Ashton, president of BYU-Pathway Worldwide. “We are so grateful for generous donors who have now made it possible for us to provide a scholarship to every student who needs it.”

Tuition prices vary by country and are set to match local economic circumstances. In the United States, for example, students pay just $77 USD/credit, whereas students in Zimbabwe pay only $5 USD/credit.

BYU-Pathway has been piloting this scholarship for one year prior to launching it to all students. Hear what a few students who have received the scholarship have to say:


Carlos Monteiro, Cape Verde


I’ve De La Cruz, Philippines


Randy Lowry, USA


Jessica Cigni, Italy


Jenny McKinney, USA


*The Heber J. Grant scholarship is available to students while enrolled in BYU-Pathway Worldwide’s foundational PathwayConnect courses.


About BYU-Pathway Worldwide

BYU-Pathway Worldwide is an organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Church Educational System (CES) and is tasked with overseeing online higher education within CES. Its primary offerings include foundational PathwayConnect courses and access to online certificates and degrees provided in association with BYU-Idaho and Ensign College. BYU-Pathway serves more than 50,000 students annually in 152 countries.