Residents of East Africa – Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda – who meet the following eligibility requirements may submit an application to participate in the #Insiders4Good Fellowship program (the “Fellowship”). Eligible applicants must:
PLEASE NOTE: It is your sole responsibility to comply with your employer’s gift policies. If your participation violates your employer’s policies, you may be disqualified. Microsoft disclaims any and all liability and will not be party to any disputes or actions related to this matter.
What are the application starting and end dates?
We will accept applications starting at 12:01 a.m. East Africa Time (EAT) on February 2, 2017, with final applications due by 23:59 p.m. EAT on March 31, 2017.
Application Opens: February 2, 2017
Application Closes: March 31, 2017
Fellowship Bootcamp: June 5, 2017
Mentorship Program: June 5 – December 4, 2017
Complete the online initial application by the deadline of March 31, 2017 at 23:59 EAT.
Applicants are urged to submit their applications well in advance of the deadline to leave enough time to address any potential technical registration problems or respond to any questions about the application. Each application must:
PLEASE NOTE: We are not responsible for entries that we do not receive for any reason, or for entries that we receive but are not decipherable for any reason. We will automatically disqualify any incomplete or illegible entry.Any costs associated with preparing the application shall be the responsibility of the applicant, regardless of the conduct or outcome of the Fellowship process.
Acceptance into the Program will be at Microsoft’s sole discretion.
To be eligible, all applications must meet the following content / technical requirements:
Your application and product or service may NOT contain, as determined by us, in our sole and absolute discretion, any content that:
We reserve the right to reject any application, in our sole and absolute discretion, that we determine does not meet the above criteria.
PLEASE NOTE: By applying for this Fellowship, you agree to allow Microsoft to post your product or service to that website, whether you are selected as a Fellow or not. We are not responsible for any unauthorized use of your product or service by visitors to this website. While we reserve these rights, we are not obligated to use your product or service for any purpose, even if it has been selected as a winning entry. Please see Fellowship Requirements for full information about where your application information may be published. If you do not want to grant us these rights to your entry, please do not enter this Fellowship.
A panel of Microsoft-selected local and global experts will select up to 25 #Insiders4Good Fellows based on the following criteria:
If you are confirmed as a Fellow:
If selected, #Insiders4Good Fellows agree to:
By submitting your application, you agree:
You acknowledge that Microsoft will collect, process, and use the personal data and information provided by you in connection with and for the purpose of administering and promoting the Fellowship program. Your information also may be shared with judges and third party providers for the purposes of administering and promoting the Fellowship. Some information will be published on the Fellowship program web site and in other media, including in Fellowship marketing and promotion materials.
You agree to sign any necessary documentation that may be required by Microsoft or its designees to make use of the rights granted in these Fellowship terms. You also understand and acknowledge that other applicants may develop materials similar or identical to yours, and you waive any and all claims you may have resulting from any similarities to your application. Nothing in these Fellowship terms shall be construed as granting you any right or license under any intellectual property right of Microsoft (including any rights Microsoft may have in any patents, copyrights, trademarks, service marks, or any trade secrets) or in the Fellowship program web site or any Microsoft web site.
Microsoft, at its sole discretion, may terminate a Fellow’s participation at any time with reasonable notice, in the event that Microsoft determines the Fellow is not meeting the Fellowship requirements.
Fellows may terminate their participation at any time by providing written notice to the program owner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Within 30 days of notice of termination, either by Microsoft or the Fellow, the Fellow must return all hardware and software provided by Microsoft.