The majority of professional-grade software is out of reach for the vast majority of students throughout the world, this is where Github Student Developer Pack comes in. GitHub Education is a platform that provides students with hands-on experience as well as free access to a variety of developer tools. So, what exactly does GitHub Education offer for free? With GitHub Education, you can get a variety of software and learning tools for free.
Step 1: First of all go to the following link: https://help.github.com/en/articles/applying-for-a-student-developer-pack
Step 2: Make sure you pass the following requirements:
- Be currently enrolled in a degree or diploma-granting course of studies such as a high school, secondary school, college, university, homeschool, or similar educational institution.
- Have a verifiable school-issued email address or upload documents that prove your current student status.
- Have a GitHub user account.
- Be at least 13 years old.
- Documents that prove your current student status include a picture of your school ID, class schedule, transcript, and affiliation or enrollment verification letter.
- During your tenure as a student, you may be prompted to periodically re-verify your current academic status.
Step 3: Next step is the start the application for The Developer Pack, Step by step process with screenshots given here:
If your application is approved, you’ll receive a confirmation email. Applications are usually processed within a few days, but it may take longer during peak times, such as during the start of a new semester.
Once your GitHub Developer Pack access expires, you may reapply if you’re still eligible, although some of our partner offers cannot renew. Most of the timed offers from our partners start once you set them up. For more information, see the GitHub Student Developer Pack page.