30 to Benefit from ESA Foundation Scholarships

October 13, 2010 -

The Entertainment Software Association’s philanthropic ESA Foundation has awarded 30 scholarships for the 2010-2011 school year.

Aimed at women and minority students, the scholarships of $3,000 each are bestowed upon aspiring game developers studying in programs such as computer science, game design, media arts or 3D animation.

15 scholarships go to graduating high school seniors, while the remaining are for current university attendees.

ESA CEO Michael Gallagher added, “The ESA is proud to help advance the careers of aspiring game developers and enhance the diversity of our industry by offering scholarships to women and minority students.”

A full list of the 30 scholarship winners can be viewed on the ESA website.


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Re: 30 to Benefit from ESA Foundation Scholarships

Aimed at women and minority students...

Though this scholarship doesn't apply to me, it's nice to know that the fact that I was born with a penis and a pale complexion would be a deciding factor in my recieving one if it did. I don't care what justifications people make for that crap, it isn't right.

 
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