GDC Europe & Gamescom Applications Have Opened!
The IGDA Foundation is delighted to announce that the 2016 IGDA Scholarships Program is now accepting applications for GDC Europe & Gamescom 2016! Applications close 31 May 2016. The program is open to all undergrad students, graduate students, and those who have graduated up to six months before the conference. To learn more and apply, click here. GDC Europe will take place 15-16 August and Gamescom from 17-21 August, 2016. The events are both located at the Congress-Centrum Ost Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany. Together, they are the largest professional conference and trade show experience in Europe.
Want to be involved in IGDA Scholarships? You can help our program to kickstart careers by donating to the IGDA Foundation. When selecting your donation choose “IGDA Scholarships.” Our program sends talented students to industry conferences each year and has awarded almost 600 scholarships to date. Students who receive an IGDA scholarship to GDC Europe and Gamescom are given an all-access pass, an itinerary of Q&A sessions, are matched with an industry mentor, and have special opportunities designed to aid in their career development. Visit http://foundation.igda.org/donate/ to make a difference today!
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Scholars on Twitter
I’ve been blessed with such an incredible experience that has absolutely changed my life. "Billy Matjiunis GDC 2011 Alum
Connection to the Community
I would urge anyone interested in a career in the games industry who is looking to gain more of an understanding of the industry and a connection to the community to apply for a Scholarship"Luci Holland GDC Europe & Gamescom 2014 Alum
Professional & Personal Growth
I built a network of peers who cared about my professional and personal growth, and that I will know for years to come."Renee Blair GDC 2015 Alum