Allen Chi Gaming Scholarship

eSports have existed for nearly 20 years, with presence expanding across the past 5 years. The world of competitive gaming is creeping up in the college sphere, offering gamers new opportunities. A supporter of education and gaming, Allen Chi is proud of the partnership brewing in these two realms.

The Allen Chi Gaming Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to students interested in gaming. Students are recognized for their capacity to play and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on the gaming industry. As the 1st class in 2019, the Allen Chi Scholarship will select 25 student gamers to receive a $1,000 to $5,000 scholarship. The 2019 Allen Chi Gaming Scholarship Application is now open, more details can be found below.

Eligibility Requirements
In order to participate in the scholarship contest, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be older than 13 years old
  • Must be currently attending a high school, college, or university.
  • Must be studying for building a gaming related career or passionate about finding ways to promote gamification.

How to Apply
If you are interested to apply for this scholarship program, please follow the below mentioned steps:

  1. Fill out the application below — Deadline is 4/30/2019
  2. Web Interview — Time: 5/15/2019 through 5/31/2019
  3. View Result — Time: 6/30/2019

Please write the following three short essays and submit your .pdf file(s) below. (required)

  1. Autobiography: Please write a short autobiography including information about your background, gaming experience, community involvement, and what you hope to do in the future.
  2. Short Essay 1: Please write a short essay discussing the most important issues that gamers face today. Why do you want to become a gamer? What makes you interested in gaming?
  3. Short Essay 2: Please write a short essay explaining what you expect to gain from gaming. How will your study or passion in gaming contribute to your immediate or long-range career plans?

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