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    In rare instances, you may not see your school listed on the verification application form as an eligible institution. If this is the case, you can request to add your school using this form.

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    The Google Cloud Teaching & Learning program provides credits for verified faculty and students at higher learning institutions and universities that can award degrees and located in one of the countries listed below:

    Faculty members must be currently teaching courses and students must be enrolled in courses in order to be eligible.

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    In rare instances, you may not see your school listed on the verification application form as an eligible institution. If this is the case, you can request to add your school using this form.

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