Eligibility & Application Process
AT THIS TIME, APPLICATIONS FOR THE PROJECT PHOTOSHOP STREAMING BETA ARE NOT BEING ACCEPTED.
To qualify for the Project Photoshop Streaming you must meet the following requirements:
- Reside in North America
- Be at least 13 years of age
- Be a qualified Creative Cloud education member
- Have either an active Creative Cloud Individual or Complete Membership
- Be a member of the Adobe Education Exchange
- As a student you must be enrolled in one of the following:
- University or college – accredited public or private university or college (including community, junior, or vocational college) that grants degrees requiring not less than the equivalent of two years of full-time study*
- Primary or secondary school – accredited public or private primary or secondary school providing full-time instruction*
- Home school – defined by state home schooling regulations
- To qualify as an educator, you must be one of the following:
- Faculty or staff – employed by an accredited primary or secondary school, public or private university or college, school district, or board of education (including emeritus status professors)*
- Teacher of a home schooled student – defined by state homes schooling regulations
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You can also apply on behalf of your institution.
- Accredited public or private primary or secondary schools located in North America and providing full-time instruction for grades K–12, or school districts for such schools*
- Accredited public or private universities or colleges (including community, junior, or vocational colleges) located in North America that grant degrees requiring not less than the equivalent of two years of full-time study*
- School administrative offices or boards of education
- Home schools approved by Adobe
- Government schools in U.S. or Canadian territories
- Named educational entities approved in writing by Adobe
- Hospitals in the U.S. that are wholly owned and operated by an educational institution. That is, the institution is the sole owner of the hospital and the only entity exercising control over day–to–day operations.
- Higher-education research laboratories that are public institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Canadian/Provincial Ministries of Education, teach students, and can provide a copy of bylaws that state the relationship with the controlling university
- Other qualified examples as listed from time to time on the Adobe website
- Institutions not located in North America
- Non-accredited schools and religious organizations
- Hospitals in Canada
- Training centers or schools granting certificates for courses such as computer software training, including, without limitation: Ziff Davis University, Learning Tree University, New Horizon Computer Learning Center, Teacher Training Centers
- Military schools that do not grant academic degrees
- Research laboratories not recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Canadian/Provincial Ministries of Education. For example, institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense or Energy or the National Research Council Canada. In addition, laboratories in the U.S. defined as Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs) and University Affiliated Research Centers (UARCs) are not eligible. Examples include: Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratory, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
- Other unqualified examples as listed by Adobe from time to time on its website
*Accredited schools are those that are approved by an association recognized by the U.S. Department of Education/State Board of Education or the Canadian/Provincial Ministries of Education and that teach students as their primary focus. In the U.S., such associations include: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Northwest Association of Accredited Schools.
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Note: Applications for Project Photoshop Streaming are not currently being accepted.
The application process is as follows:
1 - Apply
Before applying, please note the application components:
- Personal and school information
- Photoshop usage information
- School technology infrastructure information including network infrastructure
- Google Chromebook or Chrome browser availability and usage
2 - Review
Adobe reviews the application and weighs it based on the following criteria:
- Technology infrastructure requirements including network environment
- Chromebook usage
- Implementation and usage plan
3 - Accept
Within 3-4 weeks, Adobe will inform applicants once an application has been approved.
4 - Onboarding
- Welcome email with resources and opportunities for getting started
- An information page with release notes and a hosted forum
- Survey to provide feedback
- Link to report issues
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