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Shape the Future K-12 program | Microsoft Education

Qualifying K-12 education institutions can purchase devices with discounted Windows licenses from Microsoft partners.

Shape the Future – Windows 11 Pro Education for K-12 education institutions

Microsoft is committed to empowering students and educators to achieve more, and that mission is supported with best-in-class Windows 11 Pro Education and offering the best classroom applications. The Shape the Future program gives K-12 education institutions the lowest pricing on Windows 11 Pro Education when purchased with new Windows 11 devices. Shape the Future discounted academic pricing is available in any purchase scenario and K-12 education institutions can work with the device partner that best meets their unique needs; from large district upgrades, to new devices for educators, administrators and students.

Depending on the Shape the Future program SKU selected, a Letter of Eligibility may be required to confirm the required definition of a K-12 education institution is met. The device partner, or Microsoft sales representative will help determine if Letter of Eligibility is needed. If a Letter of Eligibility is required, in many countries, an online form may be used at If the online form is not available, email and a Microsoft representative will follow up for assistance.

For more information, please refer to the Shape the Future Program Information and Marketing Assets or the Shape the Future landing page on

Shape the Future Resources:

Shape the Future SKUs:

  • Shape the Future offers four Windows 10 Pro Education product SKUs to accommodate the needs of K-12 education institutions. A letter of eligibility may be required to confirm the required definition of a K-12 education institution is met:
    • National Academic Only (NAO) Entry WW and Entry EM (in limited countries)
    • Shape the Future National Academic Only (NAO) Standard
    • Shape the Future National Academic Only (NAO) Strategic

Shape the Future Support:

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