Microsoft Azure for Research Award program
Machine learning with the simplicity and power of the cloud
Microsoft Azure Machine Learning is a new offering from Microsoft that makes it easy for the academic community to use machine learning technology for their research. In contrast to traditional tools for machine learning, Azure Machine Learning can be mastered without extensive technical training and it facilitates collaboration with colleagues. Microsoft is requesting proposals from researchers and students, from all disciplines, that focus on solving real problems for the benefit of society. Selected proposals will receive Azure Machine Learning access awards.
Azure Machine Learning provides you:
Access grants now available
We’re offering a limited number of awards to enable both seasoned researchers and students to try this unique offering.
Data science instructional awards
Shared workspaces for research collaboration
Your application must include the the folllowing words in the title:
- For the data science instructional awards: “Azure Machine Learning Instruction”
- For the shared workspace and research collaboration awards: “Azure Machine Learning Research”
Your proposal should be no longer than three pages, including references, if any are needed.
The deadline for the second round of proposals for this program is February 15, 2015.
To apply for either of these awards, use our online application form:
Azure Machine Learning award FAQ
I received an Azure Machine Learning (ML) award from Microsoft. How do I create a workspace for shared research?
Azure ML is appears as a feature in the Azure management portal on the left tab along with other features and services. View this video for instructions on how to create a workspace.
I won an Instructional award. How do I create workspaces for my students?
You can create as many workspaces as you need by using the above instructions.
How do I seek help for any award issues?
Send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.