We created this list of gaming scholarships to help young graduates who need financial aid to attend colleges and universities. Each scholarship will have its own requirements and rewards, so we have tried to narrow them down into specific categories to make it easier for those who wish to apply.
Remember when applying for scholarships to look into every requirement necessary and to take it seriously. Many others are also applying and those who receive the financial help are generally those who have shown they are willing to put in the extra effort.
Scholarships for Gamers
If you are an active gamer who has incredible skill, you may be able to score a scholarship. These are given to people who are highly dedicated and have a clear direction in what they want to accomplish academically wise.
|Sportsmanship in eSports Scholarship||HS students who game||1||$2500|
|NACE and Skillshot Scholarships||Gamers||varies||$16 million total, divided up|
|Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship||Gamers who are interested in arts, design, or architecture||50||$5000|
College Scholarships for Gamers
These scholarships are handed out by specific colleges and universities. They are typically given to the members of their esports teams and will vary in how much is given to each participant. The requirements to become a part of a team will vary from school to school.
|Harrisburg University||Their Esports Team||22 (their full team)||$2000 - Full ride|
|Kansas Wesleyan Esports Scholarships||Their team||10||$20,000|
|Southwestern College||Esports Participants with at least 2.0 GPA||15||$5000|
Gaming Scholarships for Women
Many women love to game, both in and out of the competitive scene. While the gaming scene is predominantly male, there are increasingly more women finding jobs and satisfaction within the gaming industry. These scholarships are designed to help women who want to make their mark in this world of entertainment.
|Stephens College Scholarship||Their Varsity Team||6||$2000 (will vary)|
|WomenIn Scholarship||Interested in Gaming industry, 3.3 GPA or higher||10||$2,500|
|Women in Animation (WIA)||Gamers interested in Animation||3||$1,500|
Personality Gaming Scholarships
This list of sponsorships has been created by or in honor of streamers, gamers, and philanthropists. These are generally set up for students who want to work within the gaming industry and have a strong sense of purpose.
|UCI Pokimane Scholarship||Esports gamers||1||$2,500|
|Dr. Randy Pausch||Students who want to enter gaming industry||2||$2,500|
|Mark Beaumont Scholarship||Students who want to enter game industry, 3.3 GPA or higher||2||$2500|
If you know of any other scholarships for gamers, please contact us to let us know so that we can add it to the list.