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Microsoft Aure Resources


Azure Programs for Education:
Student - Imagine
Student/Professor - Visual Studio Dev Essentials
Student/Professor - Azure 12-month free pass
Professor/Student – Online Juptyer Notebooks via Azure Notebooks
Microsoft courses:
Massive Online Open Courses – self-paced online courses provide In-depth learning across a broad range of Azure technology’s and skills  (If you want to jump straight in Azure Storage training) 
Microsoft Official Curriculum  -Instructor led and on-demand learning that drills deeper into specific topics and offers practice and assessments 
1) Offers Available
1.       Azure For Research
Submit a proposal for free Azure credits if you are working on a research project. Proposals are reviewed every two months. Faculty, research staff members, graduate students, and postdocs are qualified to submit proposals. 
1.      New NSF Grant with Microsoft Azure Match:
2.       Azure 30-day Free Trial
Start free with $200 in credit to use on any Azure products for 30 days. You can use the $200 credits towards any of the several Azure Services such as Virtual Machines, SQL Databases, Storage and Machine Learning. Build your next great idea with free access to our most popular products for 12 months and to more than 25 always free products. A credit card and phone number are required for identity verification during sign up.
Microsoft’s most comprehensive free developer program includes developer tools such as Visual Studio Community and Code along with Azure Credit of $25/month for 12 months. A credit card and phone number are required for activation of the Azure Credits. The program also includes free world-class training and support for 3 months.
4.       Azure Student Developer Program (Microsoft Imagine)
Build cross-platform apps and connect them to the cloud with Microsoft Azure, at no cost and with no credit card required.
The following Azure Services are included for free with no limit:  Mobile Apps, Notification Hubs, SQL Database, MySQL with Clear DB, Visual Studio App Insights, Web Apps and Visual Studio Team Services.