We are a HUGE supporter of Sony Online Entertainment’s effort to encourage women to go into game design through their G.I.R.L (Gamers in Real Life) scholarship. SOE is now accepting submissions for the 2013 scholarship. This is the sixth year of the scholarship that focuses on helping women pursue a career in the creative and applied arts.
SOE will choose one winner for the scholarship which is $10,000 to be applied toward tuition and educational expenses. The winner will also get a paid internship of up to 10 weeks at SOE headquarters in San Diego and actually get to work on the company’s games.
“At SOE, we believe that diversity is one of our keys to success and it is truly woven into the fabric of who we are as a company,” said Laura Naviaux, Senior Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing, Sony Online Entertainment. “We want to help make the games industry even that much more approachable and our goal with the G.I.R.L. Scholarship is to provide an easy way to usher even more women into the industry.”
Submissions will close on March 29, 2013 so get on this now. To apply, register at scholarship america. Encourage a female you know to apply!