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- Passes must be used for a specific class
- Multiple classes should have multiple requests
- Multiple sections of same class may use one request
- Passes must be used by students
- Faculty must provide all information requested
- If you are unable to provide any of the requests, please attach a document explaining reason for omission, and another method to verify,
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The Microsoft Azure Educator Grant program allows up to 20 passes per application. Requests larger than 20 passes will require additional review.
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Submit a proposal for free Azure credits if you are working on a research project. Proposals are reviewed every two months. Faculty, research staff members, graduate students, and postdocs are qualified to submit proposals.
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