Microsoft Imagine Cup

January 24, 2025
Awards Available: 3

Scholarship Description

Imagine Cup is more than a competition; it’s a transformative journey that will help founders turn their ideas into reality. Join to receive cutting-edge technology, technical and entrepreneurial mentorship, and the opportunity for global recognition and prizes that will propel your startup forward.

Many of our competitions are intended for teams, so you may also need to create a team to participate. If a competition requires a team, you'll be able to pick your team right on the Submission page. If you don't have a team yet, you can create one in just a few moments - you just need a team name and team country, and you're ready to go.


  • Excellent opportunity for students planning to major in fields such as:
    • Computer Science
    • Design
    • Electronics
    • Computer Engineering
    • Graphic Design
    • Film, Television & Interactive Media
  • Age 18 and older
  • Actively enrolled in a high school, college
  • Open to students of all ages all over the world with the exceptions of the residents of Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria

This competition is intended for a team of experienced coders. As part of this competition, you'll submit a complete piece of software, usable by our judges, as well as supporting documentation.

A team is up to four eligible students. In addition to your team, other people are allowed to help you. You can have a mentor, such as a faculty member, who advises you on your project. You can also have associates, who must be eligible students, that can help you with things including business model planning, marketing, music or sound effects creation, and so on. Scholarship Search