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Microsoft Imagine Cup | A competition with great prizes | Tech News

Students of today are the future. It is the responsibility of the society to find out the hidden talent from the lot of students and nurture them. In addition, provide them the support they need. So their skills can grown overwhelmingly. These skills are expected to make the society better.

There are many universities, therefore offers scholarships to the talents. And so do so many Organizations (including NGOs and Non-profit ones).

Microsoft also does a similar gesture. Since last 10 years Microsoft arranges the “Imagine Cup“. They are inviting the student innovators from all over the world.

So if you have the flair to develop apps, have some good ideas and need to compete (or need support in developing such app), you can approach them. The students are offered cash prizes as well.

These year, the prices are double! Here is the brief:

  • First Prize: $50,000
  • Second Prize: $10,000
  • Third Prize: $5,000

The three Big Competitions Includes:

  • Games
  • Innovation
  • World Citizenship

Cutting edge technology challenges:

  • Windows 8 Apps
  • Windows Azure
  • Windows Phone

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So fasten your seat belts, if you are the one who falls in the criteria, or spread the word otherwise.

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