9 guaranteed steps to get any Coursera Course for Free.

9 guaranteed steps to get any Coursera Course for Free.

Coursera is an educational website that provides you with various types of courses from different universities. The course cost is quite expensive and might not be affordable for the poor or middle-class students. For this Coursera giving away the facility of Financial aid through which you can get some of the Coursera courses for free.

In this pandemic situation, Coursera is providing some of their courses for free to some of the poor middle-class students .They’ve also collaborated some private universities to provide the best of knowledge to the students at low prices or for free.

Note – The steps provided below are for educational purposes only and to provide you with the best of knowledge.

So here are the steps to get a Coursera course for free.

Step 1 – Go to the website www.coursera.org and sign up into a new account using a valid email address.

Coursera Course for free
Coursera Website


Step 2 -Now after logging into your account on Coursera, open the course link you wantn to purchase and look for “Financial aid” written down there.

Cousera course
Cousera Website


Step 3 – Click on “Financial aid” then click on “continue to the application” as shown below in the image.

Coursera Form
Coursera Website

Step 4 -Check both boxes and type “I agree to the terms above” and then click on “continue“.

Coursera course
Coursera Website


Step 5 – Fill the educational background as “some college”, annual income “0.0”, employment status as “student”, afford to pay as “0.0”.

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Step 6 – In the column of “why you are applying for financial aid?”

Here in this column, you can give the details about your current situation and you can tell them why do you’re not able to pay for this Coursera course.

For Example – “I am a student of  B.tech, Computer Science at {Your_University_name}. I don’t have any source of income to pay for this course. I belong to a lower-middle-class India family and cannot afford to pay for this course.

As I am a college student so I have not enough money to pay for this as I am already paying a lot for the college. I want this course so that I can learn something new and become independent. I will take this {course_name} very seriously and I will do my work on time. But because of some financial issues, I can’t pay for this course.

Receiving this Financial Aid will open a new horizon of the world of Coursera courses for me. That, in turn, will help me in future goal and building a successful career.

I’ve also planned to complete all assignments on or before time. The Finacial Aid will only push me further towards my goals and my dreams of one day having a successful career in course_name”.

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Step 7 – In the next column ” How will taking this course help you achieve your career goals?”

In this section you can tell them about your motive behind taking this Coursera course and what do you expect to do after the completion of this course.

For Example – ” I am pursuing B.tech, Computer Science from {Your_University_Name}. I want to complete the course as I found the course helpful for my career and also that I can put a good CV to get applied to a job.

This course will boost my job prospects after graduation from University. It will help me perform better in my career as in course_name and give me an edge over my competitors. A verified certificate will attach credibility to the certificate I’ll receive from this course.

Completing this course will boost my self-confidence, knowing that I not only completed a very important task but also took the responsibility of creating a foundation for getting me closer to my career goals. Also, I intend to participate in Discussion Forums, that I have found to supplement my learning immensely. I also plan to grade assignments, which are to peer-reviewed, which I believe will an invaluable learning opportunity.”.

Step 8 – In the next column click on “No” and infill the box.

In this column, you can write the reason according to your convenience although I would suggest the below sentences to be filled this box. You can change this according to your course and education.

Example – “As I’ve already mentioned above that I am presently a student pursuing my B.tech, Cs and doesn’t have any source of income to pay for my course. It is not even possible for me to pay the loan. As my parents have a limited source of income my present education is also on a bank loan. Taking this loan will become a big burden on me and my family. It would be a great help if I get this course. I will surely contribute to this platform which is helping me grow in my time.”.

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Step 9 – Click on “Submit Application” to get the Coursera Course you wanted.

After clicking on “submit” it will show you the expected date of your application to be accepted. Generally, it takes about 10 to 15 days and after that, they’ll provide you with the course for free. Wait for the 10 to 15 days you will receive a confirmation mail by Coursera. Enjoy your course, happy learning!

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