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Power your next breakthrough

Fuel new research, encourage teachers and students to innovate, and offer Google Cloud Platform training and certification with credits and discounts from Google.

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GCP credits for learning

Explore what you can do with Google Cloud Platform to engage students and enhance teaching. It is the intent of the program that the credits are used by students to learn how to use the cloud for career development purposes. Faculty can apply to receive $100 in GCP credits and $50 per student. Credits can be used in courses, student clubs, and other faculty-sponsored events.

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Training credits

Get hands-on experience using Google Cloud Platform with training for everyone from beginners through advanced users. Faculty can apply for 5,000 Qwiklabs credits, while students and IT enablers can apply for 200 credits. Everyone can request free access to 13 online training courses in Coursera.

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Career readiness track

Empower your students to jump-start their careers in cloud technology and innovation with the Associate Cloud Engineer certification. Faculty can access guided resources to help their students along a career readiness path. As an added bonus, receive a discount on the exam — 100% discount available to faculty and 50% off for students.

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Research credits

Transform research data into valuable insights and conduct large-scale analyses with the power of Google Cloud Platform. Research faculty can apply for up to $5,000 in Google Cloud Platform credits for academic research.

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Explore all credits and discounts

GCP credits for learning
Training credits
Career readiness track
Research credits
GCP credits
GCP credits for learning

$100 in credit per approved course for faculty members; $50 for each student

Research credits

Up to $5,000 in credit per approved project

Qwiklabs
Training credits

5,000 Qwiklabs credits for faculty; 200 Qwiklabs credits for students

Career readiness track

Access to the Cloud Architecture quest in Qwiklabs (which includes 10 labs)

Coursera
Training credits

13 online training courses on Coursera

Career readiness track

Access to the Architecting with GCP Specialization in Coursera

Certification discounts
Career readiness track

100% discount on Associate level certification for faculty; 50% for students

Who can apply?
GCP credits for learning

Faculty members

Training credits

Faculty members and their students

Career readiness track

Faculty members

Research credits

Faculty researchers

Who can benefit from it?
GCP credits for learning

Faculty members and their students

Training credits

Faculty members and their students

Career readiness track

Faculty members and their students

Research credits

Faculty researchers

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