NACE and Skillshot Scholarships

The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) is a nonprofit membership association organized by member institutions and is the only governing body of collegiate varsity esports in North America. NACE works on building the structure and providing the tools for students needed to advance at varsity-level in collegiate esports. It now partners with over 170 schools across the US. Skillshot provides turnkey esports services including organization for online and offline tournaments. Together, the organizations will […]

UCI Pokimane Scholarship

UCI is home to an esports arena with 72 custom PCs and computer monitors, headphones and gaming chairs, as well as a studio that broadcasts matches to hundreds of thousands of viewers. UCI Esports has received a $50,000 endowment from Twitch streamer Imane Anys, known as Pokimane online, to fund an annual scholarship for students involved in gaming and esports. The endowment, which will sit for perpetuity in an investment account and accrue 4-5% annually, […]

Stephens College eSports Scholarship for Women

Stephens College is home to the first varsity collegiate all-women’s esports team. The college is also a member of the National Association of Collegiate eSports (NACE), which includes 90 percent of varsity collegiate esports in the country. The six-player team competes in the team-based FPS “Overwatch,” which features diverse and strong female characters.

Maryville University eSports Participation Award

The Esports Club at Maryville University provides both a competitive and friendly online gaming environment. Players hone their skills with the help of some of the best players in the country. Players on competitive rosters also get help to prep for the professional leagues from Maryville staff, who have a wealth of LCS, ESEA/CEVO and MLG experience.

Path to Pro Apex Legends Scholarship

Becker College, Team Genji and Helix eSports have launched the nation’s first path-to-pro Apex Legends esports scholarship program. Top performing gamers who newly apply, and are admitted, to Becker College will then be eligible to receive a one-time $5,000 scholarship to the school.

Southwestern College eSports Grants

Southwestern College, a 4-year private college located in Winfield, Kansas, offers annual renewable grants of up to $5,000 for membership as a “participant” or a “competitor.” Grant recipients are required to maintain a 2.0 GPA. Participants attend all eSports activities. They also assist in managing events, managing streams, doing analytics of players and in-game choices, shoutcasting, plus growing a network of eSports events and the development of the gaming community in the region. Of course, […]