The Penny Arcade Scholarship
Each year Penny Arcade recognizes one student shown to have the most potential to positively impact the game industry via a $10,000 academic scholarship. Thousands of applicants apply, but only the following have made it through.View FAQ
Am I eligible for the scholarship?
As long as you meet the following criteria, yes!
Must be a full-time student attending an accredited college or university in the United States during the 2013-2014 academic school year (you must be currently enrolled in a program to be eligible; high school seniors are not eligible).
Must have the intention to enter the game industry in some capacity.
Major: Any field.
GPA: 3.3 minimum on a 4.0 scale.
Can I apply for someone else or on behalf of someone else?
No. The application and letter must be completed by the intended recipient of the scholarship.
When will the winner be notified?
A congratulatory letter will be sent in July of that year. The award is contingent upon your written acceptance, to be returned within three weeks of the date of the letter.
What if I have a question that isn’t on this FAQ?
Feel free to send an email to email@example.com
Mike Stein, University of Southern California
Interactive Media, Class of 2008
Diane Melville, Babson College
Kyla Gorman, University of Southern California
Jeffrey Lin, University of Washington
Hunter Ian Hart, Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy (FIEA)
David Doyle, University of Tennessee
School of Journalism
2013 Application Information
Submissions must be postmarked no later than August 23rd.Download Scholarship Application