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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.

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  • Jun 23 2020
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  • James Belton commented
    2 Jul 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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