Sunday, September 05, 2004

Microsoft Student Project program

Hi Guys,

Luck is one agin on your side, so for those among you who are interested in doing their final year project with Microsoft. Microsoft has launched the Microsoft Student Project program for all the students interested in doing their final year projects (engineering/MCA/MSc Software) with Microsoft. The last date for signing up is September 15th (and not August 30th as mentioned on the site and other places).

Just login to

1. Form a team. Everyone needs to be from the same college. Maximum of 5 members and a minimum of 1 member .
2. Pick one of the existing topics on the site (or) submit your own topic. There are absolutely no restrictions on project ideas. For example, if you want to do a project on robotics or embedded systems , you could use Windows CE and play with the source code.
3. Sign up!

Here are some of the benefits you get

1. Certificate from Microsoft when you finish your project
2. You'll automatically be entered into a student project exhibition at the end of the year. Here's you'll compete with students with all over the country. There are several prizes on store with the prize money running into 6 digits
3. The best projects will automatically be entered into the Imagine Cup 2005

Here are some of the goodies you'll get

1. CD of Visual Studio 2005 Express Edition
2. Microsoft Press book
3. Academic resource kitDo

remember - the last date for signing up is September 15th. Do sign up before then.--

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