What are subscriptions and how do they relate to Azure for Students Starter?

Subscriptions are the entity that provide access to the Azure products as part of the Azure for Students Starter offer.

Related questions and answers

  • You get one free Microsoft certification exam voucher, which is available to redeem through the Education Hub. This voucher is good for either a Microsoft Technology Associate exam, or a Microsoft Certified Professional exam. You can choose any exam on either of those certifications to take for free.

  • We use your phone number for identity verification.

  • Your Azure for Students subscription will provide you with access to certain software developer tools available to download for free. You must have a current, active Azure for Students subscription to access the software developer tools. Once you have signed up with Azure for Students, you can download this software through the Education Hub.

  • As long as you have verified your academic status within the past 12 months, you will have access to this offering.

  • We encourage you to consider an Azure Free Account.

  • No, you can’t apply your credit to Azure Marketplace offers. However, many Azure Marketplace partners offer free trials and/or free tier plans for their solutions.