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Allow students to get credits without credit card details

Students are increasingly using cloud services for educational purpose. However, many a times credit card becomes a hurdle since students usually don't own a one. Therefore, if IBM cloud could consider allowing students to subscribe for $200 credits, like GCP and Azure does, without asking for credit card details, it would be helpful for many.

  • Guest
  • Jun 23 2020
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Idea priority High
  • Admin
    FEIFEI LI commented
    2 Dec, 2020 10:42pm

    Please go to https://www.ibm.com/academic/technology/cloud and register, and if you have any question, please reach out to wilsol@us.ibm.com. Ask your institution/faculty member to register for the IBM academic intuitive program and faculty can get additional credit to teach the class or do a research program with students.

  • Guest commented
    2 Jul, 2020 08:40am

    Hi, have you checked out the IBM Academic Initiative website at https://www.ibm.com/academic/technology/cloud

    If your academic institution is registered it will allow you free access to most IBM Cloud services, rather than just $200 credits.

    To see if your institution is already registered, enter your email address that is from your institution - if it is, you can instantly sign up, if it's not then you just need to get your head of facutly to sign up to the scheme.

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