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Eligibility Conditions and Verification for Educational License Pricing

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    Important Licensing Note: Gigawiz uses a simple industry-standard process for the eligibility verification related to purchasing with educational license pricing.

  • Review the Eligibility Conditions.
  • Submit the Eligibility Verification form to learn if you qualify.
Eligibility Conditions
(a) Examples of Qualified End-Users
  • (a1) (EDU) - Individual-User Licenses: Full-time teaching staff members* of educational institutions that provide degrees requiring at least two years of full-time matriculation (university, college, scientific or technical school), provided that the software is used for educational purposes and/or basic research**.
  • (a2) (EDU) - Individual-User Licenses: Full-time students that are currently enrolled in a qualified educational institution, provided that the software is used for educational purposes and/or basic research**.
  • (a3) (EDU) - Workgroup Licenses: Educational institutions that provide degrees requiring at least two years of full-time matriculation (university, college, scientific or technical school), and which intend to use the software for teaching and/or basic research**. The licensee of a workgroup license is NOT an individual; the licensee is an organizational entity.
  • (Note): SOME government or state research entities (national or international) with NO commercial products/projects/services at any sections of the organization (and their full-time staff members*) may qualify for NEW (GOV) Licenses.

* Exclusions: Professional staff members of businesses, industries, medical institutes, consulting services, and other agencies who are appointed by qualified institutions/organizations to carry out instructional (including teaching), research, or other services and functions are NOT eligible for educational (EDU) or (GOV) licenses. This exclusion likewise applies to emeritus academics, consultant staff members, and visiting staff within such institutions/organizations.

** A license purchased with educational pricing may NOT be used for:

  • Consulting services and functions of any type
  • Revenue-generating projects
  • Projects and research programs aimed at developing a commercial product
  • Projects and research programs that are sponsored by a business entity/association/network/group for the purpose of (i) enhancing its revenue-generating technology or services or (ii) creating new revenue-generating technology or products (tangible or intangible)

(b) Examples of End-Users That Do Not Qualify
  • (b1) End-users from:
    • Business entities (private or public; national or international)
    • Research organizations, clinics, labs, medical institutes, hospitals, and museums that (i) are NOT wholly owned and operated (on a day-to-day basis) by a qualified educational institution, or (ii) pursue for-profit objectives
    • Organizations doing business using .org or similar domain names (as well as their associated institutes), regardless of their affiliation or association with qualified educational institutions
    • Revenue-generating non-profit organizations
    • Consulting services (national or international); this category likewise includes consultant staff members of educational or government institutions
    • Revenue-generating non-profit organizations
  • (b2) End-users from:
    • Government- or state-owned commercial companies
    • Umbrella organizations and government- or state-owned research entities in which any levels or sections (i) are involved in development of a product with commercial value, (ii) have partnership, association, or collaboration with commercial organizations, (iii) provide consulting or other services to industry or institutions that pursue for-profit objectives
Eligibility Verification for Acquiring New Educational Licenses
  • To learn if you qualify for ordering with educational license pricing, please provide your information using the form below. Fields marked by an asterisk (*) are required.
  • Note: Additional proof of eligibility may be requested after having submitted the required information.

Eligibility Verification for Acquiring NG2 New Educational Licenses