Microsoft Imagine Cup Global Students Contest 2022

The Microsoft Imagine Cup contest for global students is a skilled-based competition that will help to develop your own skills to prepare you and the world as part of your journey to the future.

Imagine Cup contest seeks to honor ground-breaking, accessible, most innovative, and appealing software that is built with the aid of Microsoft tools and technology.

Over the past 20years, over 2 million student competitors have signed up for this challenge to build and learn together making an innovative impact as well as a significant difference in their communities.

To build your skills: get access to curated training and mentorship from Microsoft experts to help bring your ideas to reality.

Shape the world: Reinvent solutions to solve pressing challenges in a community and build a project to carry along in your career portfolio.

Discover your Passion with Microsoft Imagine Cup

Bring to life your reimagined ideas with a purpose-driven application through the use of Microsoft Azure technology.

You could win and get access to

  • Mentorship and training from distinguished Microsoft Experts
  • Industry pro’s through strong networking
  • Privilege to showcase your ideas
  • Funds to continue with your project and take it to the next level

Additional resources

Build technology skills

Try Microsoft learn helps you get started in the cloud, utilizing free learning paths and tutorials in Azure Cognitive services and more. So, Sign up and get your studentship verified, you get access to $100 cloud credit along with free downloadable developer tools to help in your project.

Details About the Competition

The Application Deadline is January 2022.

The rules and regulations for eligibility and judging criteria for the 2022 Microsoft Imagine Cup can be found in IC22 Official Rules and Regulations-79d82ae8bbd7
The training content spells out everything required to create a successful project for any competition or hackathon.

You will be exposed to information about strategies to create a team down to the best ways to pitch your products to the judges if you follow through with the training.

Schedule for the Competition

  1. Registration and Submission, Join the Discord community, take part in Build Your Epic kick-off event and Epic Challenge now – January 2022
  2. Announcement of Online Semifinals: All submissions are judgedFebruary 2022 
  3. Announcement of World finals: Teams in the top category begins to compete to advanceDate to be announced 
  4. World Championship: The 2022 winner is announced and crownedDate to be announced 


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