ESA Foundation Awards $90,000 to Aspiring Developers


The Entertainment Software Association’s ESA Foundation has announced the 2009 winners for it’s scholarship program for women and minority students that are working toward a career in the computer and video game industry. 30 student video game developers will be receiving $3,000 each ($90,000) for the 2009-2010 academic year.

“We are delighted to support these young men and women working to transform their passion for games into careers,” said Michael Gallagher, president and CEO of the Entertainment Software Association. “We look forward to these awards enabling them to realize their dreams and become leaders in our innovative and artistic industry.”

We want to congratulate all the winners especially GamingAngel Vainya! Way to go, congrats on winning the scholarship!

If you’re a student, you can apply here for the 2010-2011 academic year.

[source via Industry Gamers

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