Microsoft AI for Accessibility Grants 2021: Microsoft AI for Accessibility is pleased to announce its call for project proposals that advance AI-based innovations in education to empower people with disabilities.
Individuals or teams who are not only passionate about making the world more inclusive, but also firmly rooted in the communities they intend to benefit. Microsoft AI for Accessibility grants aims at investing in ideas that are developed by or with people with disabilities.
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In addition to Azure compute credits worth $10,000, $15,000 or $20,000 depending on the project scope and needs, the grants cover costs related to collecting or labelling data, developing models, or other engineering-related work. Applications are evaluated on their scientific merit, innovative use of AI technology, and potential for scalability.
Grantees also receive Azure developer support, resources, and opportunities to collaborate and showcase their work.
To be eligible for the Microsoft AI for Accessibility Grants 2021, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Grants applications from all countries are eligible.
- Applications from developers, NGO’s, academics, researchers and inventors to accelerate their work for people with disabilities are welcomed.
- Demonstrate excellent leadership abilities and be result-oriented.
How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the Microsoft AI for Accessibility Grants 2021 are to complete the online application before the application deadline.
Review the proposal requirements documents. Your project proposal should describe the accessibility challenge addressed, the technical solution proposed and its potential impact on people with disabilities.
Application Deadline: rolling