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NACE and Skillshot Scholarships

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The first gaming scholarship was handed out in the year 2014 and more are being added year over year to students who have learned to apply the skills they created gaming to other aspects of their lives.

NACE and Skillshot Scholarships


The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) and Skillshot has joined forces to offer several gamers scholarships each year. They hand out $16 million annually to esports competitors who plan to attend college or university.

In order to qualify for a scholarship, you will need to be an esports player at one of the NACE partner schools.

NACE and Skillshot Scholarship Details

NACE is responsible for building tools and structures to build varsity-level esports teams in colleges and universities. They provide funding toward team members who want to advance their education while also participating in esports tournaments and competitions.

The scholarship program will award $16 million in scholarships to esports competitors across the country.

To be eligible for the scholarship, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a member or a future member of a collegiate level esports team at a NACE partner school

Apply for the NACE and Skillshot Scholarship

To apply for a NACE and Skillshot, you will need a membership account on the NACE website. Here, you will find information about the scholarship and other provided information about those wanting to start a college education.

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Luci is a novelist, freelance writer, and active blogger. A journalist at heart, she loves nothing more than interviewing the outliers of the gaming community who are blazing a trail with entertaining original content. When she’s not penning an article, coffee in hand, she can be found gearing her shieldmaiden or playing with her son at the beach.

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