GDC Scholarships have Opened!
Celebrating our 15th year in 2016, the IGDA Scholarships Committee is delighted to announce that applications for the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in 2016 are officially open. The IGDA Scholarships Program is open to all students and recent graduates studying to receive degrees in or related to game development including, but not limited to, business, game design, legal, audio production, art production, and programming from Bachelor’s degrees to PhD candidates.
GDC will take place 14-18 March 2016 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, USA. The world’s largest and longest-running professionals-only game industry event features over 400 lectures, panels, tutorials and round-table discussions on a comprehensive selection of game development topics taught by leading industry experts. Awarded to the best and brightest students in game development disciplines, the IGDA Scholars program organizes for its recipients an unforgettable experience including an all-access pass, industry mentorship, Q&A sessions with industry veterans, and local studio tours. Applications are due 15 December 2015. APPLY TODAY HERE!
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