Application Deadline: January 2022
The Imagine Cup is more than just a technology competition. Over the past 20 years, more than two million student competitors have signed up to build and learn together, make a difference in their communities, and innovate for impact. Develop your own skills as part of the journey to help prepare you – and the world – for the future.
Shape our world
Reimagine solutions to solve pressing community challenges and create a project to take forward in your career portfolio.
Build your skills
Unlock curated training and mentorship from Microsoft experts to bring your idea to life.
Realize your passion
Transform your ideas into action with a purpose-driven application using Microsoft Azure technology.
You could win
- Training and mentorship from Microsoft experts
- Networking with industry pros
- The chance to showcase your idea
- Cash to continue taking your project to the next level
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Utilize free learning paths and tutorials in Azure Cognitive Services, Big Data, Bots, and more. Try Microsoft Learn Get started in the cloud
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Learn All the Steps for Success
The Imagine Cup Training Content lays out everything you need to know about creating a successful project for any hackathon or competition. By completing the trainings, you will learn everything from strategies to create a team all the way to the best ways to pitch your product to judges.
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Now – January 2022
- Online Semifinals: All submissions are judged
- World Finals: Top category teams compete to advance
Date to be announced
- World Championship: The 2022 winner is crowned
Date to be announced
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