Amazon Web Services Educate Program

SOU has joined Amazon's Amazon Web Services (AWS) Educate program.  This program provides AWS credits and learning materials for any registered SOU Student.  Specific benefits include:

  • $100 in AWS credits per year
  • Free access to labs
  • Free access to AWS content for homework, labs, or self-study 

To get started, you'll need to create an Amazon AWS account and complete an AWS Educate application.

Step 1: Create your Amazon AWS Account

Step 2: Apply to the AWS Educate Program

Step 3: Apply your credit to your AWS Account.  You will receive an AWS credit code in a Welcome Email after your AWS Educate application has been accepted. 

To add the credit to your account:

  1. Go to aws.amazon.com/console and sign into your AWS account.
  2. In the AWS Console, click on Your Name and then click Billing & Cost Management.
  3. In the Billing & Cost Management Dashboard, click Credits on the left.
  4. Enter the AWS credit promo code from the email you received, complete the security check, and click Redeem.