The Imagine Cup by Microsoft, gives students the opportunity to really show off their tech know-how and to participate in competitions focused on making a real difference in the world.
The theme for 2011 is imagining a world where technology helps solves the toughest problems. The aim is to use technology to help meet the UN Millennium Development Goals:
Students can choose from a variety of skill areas to focus on in the competitions, including:
Combined with the free tools available to students through the DreamSpark website, the Imagine Cup competition could help talented students really make a difference in the world while also standing the chance to win prizes and perhaps secure a great IT job.