Education Partner Program

NVIDIA is partnering with the world’s top digital media schools to bring the latest technology to the next generation of creative professionals. Program members receive technology guidance, access to NVIDIA’s technical expertise, special discounts, and invitations to exclusive events.

Equipping the Next Generation of Media Artists

Digital media students want to know that their education will prepare them for a career in the industry—and to be successful, they need to learn the latest tech. NVIDIA builds the technology that propels the industry forward, powering the visual effects for Oscar-nominated films and creating award-winning platforms that enable new levels of visual storytelling. And now, NVIDIA RTX™, with real-time ray tracing and artificial intelligence are transforming the way content is created. 

NVIDIA is partnering with universities to bring this tech to students. By becoming an NVIDIA Studio Education Partner, schools can set themselves apart as technology leaders and offer their students an experience that directly translates to work in the industry.

Program Benefits

Technology Guidance and Discounts

Get guidance on technology investments and access to exclusive discounts on hardware, including RTX Servers for rendering farms, Quadro RTX™ and TITAN RTX for labs and classrooms, and RTX Studio laptops for students.

Technical Experts

Have your questions about the latest innovations in tech answered by a dedicated NVIDIA expert. We can chat about NVIDIA hardware and software, GPU acceleration for the industry’s applications, and recent tech releases.

Events with Industry Leaders

Join exclusive NVIDIA events, including opportunities to hear from industry visionaries. The NVIDIA Studio Education Summit, our premiere event, occurs at GTC in San Jose, California, and features talks from top production studios, technology showcases, and networking events.

Student Resources and Discounts

Get laptop recommendations and discounts for students, including a website to help students research options and purchase RTX Studio laptops.

Inside NVIDIA Studio – Award Winning Technology

When artists accelerate their work with GPU-powered technologies, they can create at the speed of their imaginations. And with a rich array of features and capabilities at their fingertips, those creations are brought to life in stunning detail. 

These cutting-edge technologies include;

Real-Time Ray Tracing

Real-Time Ray Tracing

RTX-accelerated ray tracing lets artists create accurate lighting, shadows, and reflections—and review the results—instantly. 



When AI is brought into design, it can handle tedious, repetitive tasks like up-resing and color matching, letting the artist focus on creating.

8K Video

8K Video

With hardware-accelerated video processing, ultra-high-quality 8K video can be edited in real time, saving hours.

Faster Workflows with GPU-Accelerated Apps


Adobe Premiere Pro
Autodesk Arnold
Davinci Resolve
Adobe Lightroom
Redcine-X Pro

Learn about the ten new laptops joining the RTX Studio lineup, powered by new GeForce RTX SUPER GPUs.

NVIDIA in the Spotlight

NVIDIA Academy Awards

NVIDIANs Honored with Academy Awards for Achievements in Filmmaking

NVIDIA GPUs have been behind every Academy Award-nominated film for Best Visual Effects for 12 years running. But it’s not just our technology that’s been powering a decade’s worth of award-winning work—our people are taking home Oscars, too.

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RTX Turing Award

NVIDIA RTX Platform and Turing GPU Architecture Take Home Advanced Imaging Society Lumiere Technology Award

The NVIDIA RTX platform and the NVIDIA Turing GPU architecture have been recognized with a technology award from the Advanced Imaging Society (AIS). This means artists can interact with their scenes in ray-traced photo-realistic detail. And film studios and production houses can now realize increased throughput with their rendering workloads, leading to significant time and cost savings.

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RTX Server Visual Effects

Visual Effects Studio Pioneers RTX Servers to Boost Final-Frame Rendering

UNIT, a London-based visual effects company pioneering the use of NVIDIA RTX Servers to dramatically accelerate the rendering workflow for its work on post- production, design, grade, audio, and computer graphics for film, TV and commercials.

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Join the Program

Digital media schools in the U.S. and Canada are eligible to apply, and there’s no membership fee.