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Become a Microsoft Student Partner

We’re looking for on-campus leaders with a passion for making a difference, building vibrant communities, and sharing the latest tech with their peers.

Be a force for good—locally and globally

Student Partners are a global group of on-campus ambassadors who are eager to help fellow students, lead in their local tech community, and develop technical and career skills for the future. You might find yourself organizing a hackathon to solve the world’s toughest problems, mentoring fellow students, or unlocking the next great idea with your team — it’s all up to you.

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Help others

Make a difference, expand your impact, and share your passions through original content, peer mentoring, and facilitating opportunities such as Microsoft Imagine Cup teams and student hackathon events. Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more, and our Student Partners strive to do the same.

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Be a tech insider

Get unique access to Microsoft resources and personnel that help you lead in your community and provide opportunities to be part of a team while you prepare for graduation. Student Partners share their tech passion by hosting events, providing guidance to other students, and giving us product feedback—all while gaining résumé-building recognition.

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Grow your skills

Master career and tech skills and build your leadership reputation with access to tools, learning resources, and special offers. Student Partners can earn perks such as $150 a month in Azure credits, free Visual Studio Enterprise and Microsoft Office 365 subscriptions, free certification exams, and opportunities to learn directly from Microsoft experts.

How it works

The Student Partner program provides clear steps to help you learn and lead so you can make a difference and empower those around you.

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Apply and join

Applications are always open and new Student Partners are selected and onboarded once per quarter.

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Build skills

Once accepted, Student Partners get access to free tools, skill up with Microsoft Learn and other resources, and earn badges for activities and contributions to unlock exclusive benefits.

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Level up

Student Partners recognized for outstanding achievements will be invited to become regional leaders, gain access to special events, and could be invited to become a MVP.