Posted On: May 13, 2015

The AWS WW Public Sector team just launched the AWS Educate program on May 14th. With the dramatically increasing demand for cloud employees and individuals entering the workforce with relevant experience, AWS Educate provides an academic gateway for that next generation of IT and Cloud professionals. AWS Educate is Amazon's global initiative to provide students and educators with the resources needed to greatly accelerate cloud-related learning endeavors and to help power the entrepreneurs, workforce, and researchers of tomorrow. There is no cost to join and AWS Educate provides hands-on access to AWS technology, training resources, course content and collaboration forums.

Students and educators apply online at in order to access:

  • Grants for free usage of AWS services
  • Labs, tutorials and training on AWS products
  • Open source course content provided by top professors and AWS
  • Collaboration tools and a community of cloud experts

For more information, please contact us. Don't forget to refer your network and school to AWS Educate #awseducate.