The GameDesigning Annual Scholarship Award for Students 2018

The GameDesigning Annual Scholarship Award for Students 2018

Deadline: December 31, 2017 invites applications for the 2018 Video Game Design Scholarship Award. This scholarship will be awarded to a driven, passionate individual in order to better help them cultivate their vision in the world of gaming and technological advancement. The game design scholarship will offer financial assistance to a gaming lover who shares our excitement and enthusiasm for the future of entertainment. is a gaming industry website aimed towards nurturing the careers of aspiring game developers from all walks of life. They firmly believe in empowering the innovators of tomorrow. They know that a supportive education plays a vital role in enabling students to pursue their dreams and achieve their career goals. They also recognize that not everyone is afforded the same fundamental opportunities. That is why they felt inspired to offer a helping hand to the next generation of developers.

Scholarship Value



  • All prospective and currently enrolled undergraduate students are eligible to apply for this award.
  • Prospective students must possess proof of acceptance to an accredited US college, university or vocational/trade school


  • Please submit an 800 – 1500 word essay, on what you perceive to be the most revolutionary development in the gaming industry since the turn of the century. How was the gaming world changed by it? Why was it more impactful than other innovations? How will it impact the future of the gaming industry?
  • To support your essay please record a video explanation of the ideas outlined in your essay and the reasoning behind it. It should be between 5 and 10 minutes long and touch on the key ideas you wrote in your essay. Please show your passion for gaming and the ideas you have formed!
  • Please submit proof of enrollment or a copy of an acceptance letter to an accredited university/college/trade school listed on the U.S. Department of Education’s official website.
  • Please read the the privacy policy outlined below. Please be aware your submission can be shared publicly.


  • The winning applicant will be chosen by a member of our team based on the merits of student’s essay and video submissions in tandem.
  • The scholarship funds will be awarded via check, PayPal, or other means if required.
  • The scholarship will be awarded on an annual basis.

How to Submit

  • Please email your submission to: [email protected]
  • Your submission email must contain:
  • Full Name
  • Mailing Address
  • Phone Number
  • A statement of your academic status, in addition to evidence that you have been accepted to, or are currently enrolled in a college/university/trade school as outlined above. By applying for this scholarship, you are providing with expressed consent to confirm your admission and attendance by contacting the relevant academic institution
  • Your essay must be submitted as a Word document, submissions in all other forms will be rejected.
  • Upload your video to our dropbox account here. Please title the file with your full name, so we can match it with your essay.

The winning entry will be announced on January 9, 2018.

For more information, visit Video Game Design Scholarship.