FREE 6-Month Amazon Prime Membership for Students (Over $1,200 in Savings & Discounts)

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Amazon Prime student has tons of benefits you can enjoy with the latest FREE 6-month membership promotion!

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Calling all college students! Amazon is currently offering a FREE 6-Month Amazon Prime Student membership to new members between the ages of 18 and 24 or those with a valid .edu email address. To sign up for this hot offer, head to the Amazon Prime Student membership page and verify your eligibility!

After your six-month trial is over, you can enjoy Prime benefits for just half the price at $7.49/month (regularly $14.99/month), or save even more by paying for an annual Prime Student membership at $69/year. This option breaks down to just $5.75 a month!

Check out all the ways to save with your free Amazon Prime Student Membership:

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1. Save almost $60 by getting a FREE Grubhub+ Student membership via Amazon Prime Student.

Amazon Prime Student Members can score a FREE GrubHub+ Student membership! To snag your free membership, log into your Amazon Prime Student account and sign up for Grubhub+ Student.

You’ll score unlimited $0 delivery fees, reduced service fees, 5% Grubhub+ credit back on pickup orders, exclusive offers on eligible orders, and more! Note that you’ll continue to receive the membership for free as long as you’re an Amazon Prime Student subscriber!

  • The regular cost of Grubhub+ Student each month: $9.99

Potential savings: Over 6 months, the cost of a separate GrubHub+ Student account would amount to $59.94!

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2. Save over $190 in shipping with unlimited fast and free delivery.

Not only do Prime members get their packages faster with 2-day, 1-day, and same-day delivery, but they can skip the stores on release day with free release-date delivery on eligible pre-order video games, movies, books, and more!

Plus, if you don’t need your order right away, you may be able to select No-Rush shipping and earn digital rewards for future purchases!

Potential savings: When you order three packages per month during your 6-month membership, that’s a savings of $192.60!

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3. Stream TV shows & movies and get exclusive Channel discounts to save $83.88 or more annually! 

Get instant access to movies, TV shows, Amazon Originals, and live sports at no additional cost with thousands of titles to choose from on Prime Video. Stream what you love on select smart TVs, Roku, Xbox, Amazon Fire TV, iPhones, tablets, and Android devices. You can even download content to your device and watch it offline.

Potential savings: If you currently have the least expensive Netflix subscription and you ditch it for Prime Video during your 6-month membership, that’s a savings of $41.94!

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4. Stay entertained with Prime Gaming and save up to $71.88 annually!

You also get instant access to exclusive video game content, FREE PC games, and a FREE Twitch channel subscription with Prime Gaming. Get access to select games and in-game loot at no additional cost (offers may vary by country).

Potential Savings: Prime Gaming is now only available to Amazon Prime members. Years ago, it could be purchased as a stand-alone service for $5.99 a month, so you could consider this to be a potential savings of $71.88 annually!

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5. Save on Twitch Streaming Services

Get bonus games, free in-game loot, and a monthly channel subscription to Twitch for FREE! The Twitch Chanel Subscription allows you to subscribe every month to a Partner or Affiliate channel to access exclusive channel-specific Subscriber perks that come with a regular subscription such as chat privileges, emoticons, badges, and more. Plus, you’ll get exclusive emoticons, expanded chat color options & more!

Potential savings: Using Twitch Prime from Amazon Prime Student for 6 months saves a minimum of $35.94.

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6. Gain access to exclusive laptop deals, snacks, video games & more!

Prime Student works with hundreds of sellers to offer great deals on everything from laptops and video games to study snacks and office supplies.

Potential savings: If the exclusive deal savings for Amazon Prime Student is even a mere 15%, in 6 months you could save $99.

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7. Supercharge your studies with Course Hero

With a 30-day FREE trial to Course Hero (and a discounted rate of just $9.95 per month after that), members have access to 24/7 schoolwork support with millions of study guides, textbook explanations, practice problems, and more.

Potential Savings: With this exclusive deal for Amazon Prime Students, your monthly subscription will be just $9.95 a month versus $24.95. That’s a potential savings of $90 over 6 months!

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8. Get tons of free ebooks, digital magazines, and comics.

Gain unlimited access to over a thousand books, current magazines, books with Audible narration, comics, Kindle Singles, and more that can be streamed from your phone, tablet, or Kindle.

Prime Student members get two months of FREE Kindle Unlimited, which lets you borrow up to 20 books at a time from a collection of more than 4 million digital titles. Members also get access to thousands of books and comics (including favorite #BookTok authors) with Prime Reading.

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AND, you can score a FREE 1-Month Audible Premium Plus Subscription! Just head here, log into your account, and start your free subscription! An Audible Premium subscription gives you access to originals, audiobooks, and podcasts – all in one place!

  • The cost of one month of Audible Premium Plus: $14.95

Potential savings: Buying a new book each month over a 6-month period plus a month of Audible would cost $127.45!

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9. Save a ton on cloud storage costs to store all the photos you want.

Prime Photo lets you securely save as many photos as you like and see them on your phone, computer, or tablet. You can even share this Prime benefit and give free photo storage to up to five family members or friends!

Potential savings: Using unlimited photo storage from Amazon Prime Student for 6 months saves $186.

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10. Reduce anxiety, sleep better, and improve your self-care with 3 months free of Calm

It’s important to take mental health breaks before, during, and after stressful exams! Prime Student members can get Calm Premium for three months FREE and subscribe for a full year for just $8.99 (vs. the regular rate of $69.99)!

Potential savings: The Calm App Premium Subscription is normally $69.99 a year, so as an Amazon Prime Student you can save $61.

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11. Get the hottest deals when you shop 30 minutes before everyone else.

Shop the sales 30 minutes before non-Prime members with exclusive access to the hottest Lightning deals on tech, fashion, and everyday essentials. They go quick – and once they’re gone, it’s for good!

  • Average savings on Lightning deals: 30% (prices vary).

Potential savings: Score one Lightning deal a month (before they sell out) regularly priced at $25, for an average 6-months savings of $45!

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12. Enjoy Amazon Music Prime for FREE with Amazon Prime Student

Amazon Music Prime is included with your Amazon Prime Student subscription, with ad-free music, top podcasts, and access to hands-free listening with Alexa.

  • The monthly cost of Spotify: $11.99

Potential savings: Using unlimited music from Amazon Prime Student for 6 months saves $71.94.

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13. Get a high-value LinkedIn Premium account for FREE.

Enjoy a LinkedIn premium account that gives you access to see who is viewing your profile, helps you get hired twice as fast, and unlocks premium content for FREE for six months. This service is very expensive, so it’s definitely a huge perk of your Amazon Prime Student membership!

Potential savings: Using LinkedIn Premium from Amazon Prime Student for 6 months saves a minimum of $179.94.

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Ready to do this!?

After your free 6-month Amazon Prime Student trial ends, you’ll automatically continue receiving Amazon Prime benefits at the discounted student cost of just $7.49/month OR $69/year with automatic renewal (that’s 50% off the regular cost!) – AND you can cancel at ANY time.

Verified students are eligible to receive the Prime Student discount for four years or until graduation — whichever comes first.

About the writer:

Jenna has a Bachelor's Degree from Lycoming College and her Master's from Penn State, holding 4 years of writing experience between a variety of publications and Hip2Save.

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