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How to Join GitHub Student Developer Pack

For many students, real-world tools can be cost-prohibitive. The GitHub Student Developer Pack is offered by students passionate about technology but may not have the resources to pay full price for all these tools.

What is the GitHub Student Developer Pack?

GitHub Student Developer Pack helps students learn to code, and grow their skills. It also offers access to six free months of 60+ courses covering in-demand topics. This pack includes a variety of resources such as cloud credits, domain registration, coding tools, and many more.

Requirements to Get a Student Developer Pack?

To be eligible for the GitHub Student Developer Pack, you need to meet the following requirements:

  • Student age minimum 13 years old.
  • You need to account on GitHub.
  • Verified school email address. This email address is crucial for confirming your student status and accessing the benefits provided in the pack.

Note: If you don’t have that type of email address you can buy it from our online store.

How to apply for the Student Developer Pack?

Below is a step-by-step guide on how to apply for the Student Developer Pack.

  • Visit the GitHub Student Developer Pack website and click the “Sign up for the Student Developer Pack” button.
  • As a student on the following screen click the “Get school benefits” button.
  • When you click the Get School Benefits button it will redirect you to the GitHub Education login screen, Enter your Login details and click on the “Sign in” button.
  • Scroll down select your “Edu Email” enter your “School name” and click the “Continue” button.

Note: GitHub requires two-factor authentication enabled on your accounts. Please read the GitHub Doc on how to enable 2FA.


GitHub asks you for more information like your school’s website, edu email address, Where your school is located, and more check the screenshot below.

  • Enter all information and click the “Continue” button.

When you click the Continue button, it will redirect to the Thank you page. 


Benefits of GitHub Student Developer Pack?

DigitalOcean: $50 credit valid for one year to pay for cloud infrastructure services and virtual servers. 

Namecheap:  Namecheap offers a free one-year .me domain with an SSL certificate.

AWS cloud services: AWS Educate account with $100 worth of cloud credits!

Microsoft:  Level up your ideas by learning cloud services computing skills and get a $100 credit with your free Azure for a student account. One free domain name and free Advanced Security (SSL privacy protection, and more).

Canva: Free 12-month subscription to Canvas Pro Tire.

Bootstrap Studio: A free license.

Termius: Free access to the Premium plan.

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