University faculty can apply for Google Cloud Platform Education Grants for their computer science courses. Approved applicants will receive a grant for free credits which their teaching staff and students can use on any Google Cloud Platform product.
Big Data and Machine Learning Tools
With Education Grants, faculty, teaching staff and students will receive free credits that they can use on any Google Cloud Platform product. Faculty, teaching staff and students in mobile development courses can start coding their apps immediately on Google App Engine and scale without the headache of managing servers. Vision API and Translation API provide straightforward examples for machine learning lessons while BigQuery allows students to explore the challenges of working with large data sets. Google Cloud Platform can be used in courses covering Networking, Cyber Security, System Administration, and more.
United States: Teachers and faculty at universities that are regionally accredited, teaching computer science or other related courses.
International: Teachers and faculty at higher learning institutions and universities that can award degrees teaching computer science or other related courses and located in these countries.
Program FAQs are here.
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Please note that grants are made at Google's discretion. Google reserves the right to not grant credits and change the criteria for granting credits at any time.
Speed up your research with Google Cloud Platform
The GCP research credits program can help you move from bold ideas to breakthrough discoveries in a fraction of the time. With free credits for Google Cloud Platform, you will have access to the power and flexibility needed to advance your research and scale with ease.
“The ability to compute scalably on so much data will allow us to ask questions that we cannot ask now. There are going to be major scientific discoveries enabled by this.”
Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences,
Ocean and Climate Physics at Columbia University
1. Applicant is a faculty member at an accredited education institution within these countries.
2. Application is complete with one-page proposal
Review GCP research credits program FAQ. Please note that grants are made at Google's discretion. Google reserves the right to not grant credits and change the criteria for granting credits at any time.