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The Microsoft Educator Grant Program provides access to Azure for use in the classroom by university students and their professor.
Microsoft Azure Pass
Faculty will receive a 12 month,
$250/month account
Students will receive a 6 month,
$100/month account

Thanks for your interest in Microsoft Azure for your classroom and academic use. The program has been oversubscribed and as a result we are no longer accepting new applications.

We encourage you to try Azure free of cost with our Free Trial Program.

arrow Eligibility Requirements:
  • Requester must be a faculty member of an accredited university
  • Passes must be used for a specific class
    1. Multiple classes should have multiple requests
    2. Multiple sections of same class may use one request
  • Passes must be used by students
  • Faculty must provide all information requested
    1. If you are unable to provide any of the requests, please attach a document explaining reason for omission, and another method to verify,
arrow Application is for Educators/Faculty only.
If you do not meet the eligibility requirements, the free trial program is also available for 1-month at no cost. (Free Trial Link)
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This must be an email with university domain.
The number of passes requested should not be more than the students in the class.
This should be a link to a course description or class catalog listing. This should be hosted on the university domain.
This should be a link to faculty bio or faculty directory listing that includes email address. This should be hosted on university domain. If domain is not publically accessible, a screenshot of the list is sufficient.
A course syllabus will include:
  • Title of the Course
  • Professor Contact Information
  • Topics to be Covered in the Course
  • Schedule of the Course
  • Outline of Grading Structure
This needs to be a University Issued ID Card. If the university does not issue ID cards, then a letter on university letterhead confirming employment will qualify. Requesting faculty may only self-submit letter if employment can also be validated on website.
Microsoft may publicly identify my organization as an Azure Academics customer by listing my organization’s name, trademarks and/or logos.
The information you provided will be used to verify eligibility. Microsoft may contact you as part of the verification process.

The Microsoft Azure Educator Grant program allows up to 20 passes per application. Requests larger than 20 passes will require additional review.