Programs offered in Digital Learning and HarvardX for Allston serve as an on-ramp to online opportunities and encourage participants to further engage with related edX courses and explore HarvardX offerings. Digital Learning and HarvardX for Allston enriches learning experiences and workforce development opportunities for Allston-Brighton through robust content from across Harvard’s schools, and engagement with faculty, students, and other community members.
Offered for: Allston-Brighton residents or Ed Portal members who are 18 years or older; educators in Boston schools; and educators in Cambridge schools.
Deadline: Applicants will be selected on a rolling basis through December 1, 2022. Up to 10 scholarships will be awarded each year.
Process: Applicants should sign up for the HarvardX course they wish to take and complete 25% of the coursework before applying for this scholarship. Please view the application, which includes a scholarship check-list for all eligibility requirements.
Partner: HarvardX presents an academically diverse, high-quality, innovative collection of online learning activities to empower faculty teaching, enhance student learning, and support research.
HarvardX provides a form of learning that is useful, transformative, and available for learners at every stage in life. It consists of a variety of online courses that can be audited for free. Students can choose to receive a verified certificate, the fee for which could be covered by the HarvardX scholarship.
Innovative Events & Programs
Tech Talks introduce digital tools for professional or personal development in a supportive space that encourages hands-on exploration. Past events include Tech Talk for Small Businesses: Delivery Apps for Restaurants, Tech Talk: Online Communities for Your Career, and Tech Talk for Educators: Social Media for Family Engagement.
Learning Xchange workshops introduce local residents to HarvardX though interactive discussions and activities. Workshop topics have included health and wellness, government structure, and career exploration.
Career Resource Room
The Career Resource Room provides Ed Portal members with access to computers and complimentary black and white printing.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Career Resource Room is closed at this time. Please check back for any updates.