Digital Ocean and others have collaborated with Github on Github Education Program to give a bunch of free stuff that normally aren’t so. As the Program name suggests, it’s for students. So, technically, only students can avail the benefits.
If you are not a student and yet here, you can get $10 credits if you haven’t signed up for a DO account already.
$10 credits – Signup for Digital Ocean account using this link
1. Signup for Github Education Program
2. Get your pack and retrieve your DigitalOcean Promo code
3. Signup for a DigitalOcean account from here
4. Open User Payments Profiles
5. At them bottom of the page, enter the Promo code from 3
… and you are welcome
Note: If you were already on DO, you might want to check this