Microsoft Imagine Cup Competition

Microsoft Imagine Cup Competition


The 2022 Microsoft Imagine Cup Competition is the 20th edition of this competition. The 2022 Imagine Cup is where passion meets innovation, and you can build together with students around the world to make a difference. The Imagine Cup competition also provides you with the opportunity to unlock additional mentoring and training opportunities, as well as the chance to win great prizes. This year, you can bring a project to life in one of four competition categories - Earth, Education, Health, and Lifestyle. 


APPLICATION WINDOW

ACTIVE


DEADLINE

28 Jan 2022


PRIZES

Epic Challenge: One winning team will be selected in each region along with four (4) runners up in each region.

The three (3) teams selected as winners will:
Receive $1,000 USD, to be divided equally among each officially registered member of
the Team
Advance to the World Finals if a working proof of concept is submitted to the
- Online Semifinals
- Receive Judge feedback on their projects

The twelve (12) runners up teams will receive:
- Judge feedback on their projects

Round 1: Each Local Event may offer prizes at the discretion of the local Microsoft
representatives representing that competition. The existence, nature, and conditions of such
prizes are subject to the rules of each Local Event. Every team who advances to round 2 will
receive:
- Microsoft Azure Credits
- Mentoring from a Microsoft employee i.e. Startup Advocate or Cloud Advocate

Round 2: At the World Finals there will be one winning team selected for each of the four (4)
Categories in each Region. The top team from each Region will advance to Round 3,.At least one member of the team must be present virtually to win. (Mentors and
associates will not be awarded any portion of the monetary prize winnings)

The three (3) teams selected to advance to Round 3 will:
- Receive $5,000 USD, to be divided equally among each officially registered team member
- Receive Microsoft Azure Credits
- Advance to Round 3 and compete for the World Championship prize

The nine (9) runner-up teams will receive:
- $2,500 USD, to be divided equally among each officially registered team member
- Microsoft Azure Credits

Round 3: At the World Championship one (1) winning team will be selected. At least one (1) member of the team must be present virtually to win.(Mentors and
associates will not be awarded any portion of the monetary prize winnings)
- World Champion: $100,000 USD, to be divided equally among each officially registered team member
- Microsoft Azure Grant
- Mentorship call with Microsoft Chairman and CEO Satya Nadella


HOST COUNTRY

United States


Note that while some organisers may accept applications from all around the world, you may still be required to travel to the host country in order to take part in the later stages of a competition for instance, or you may be required to live there for a period of time to take part in a funded programme (e.g. scholarship, incubator, accelerator).



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Credit: Microsoft Imagine Cup Competition 

Date Added: 14 Nov 2021


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