Randy Pausch Scholarship

The Randy Pausch Scholarship was established by the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences in 2008 to honor the memory of Computer Science Professor and Co-Founder of the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University, Dr. Randy Pausch. This scholarship has been established to support students who are pursuing careers specializing in the development of interactive entertainment. Possible career paths for Randy Pausch applicants include (but are not limited to) art, animation, programming, engineering, game direction, game design, sound design, and music composition. Eligibility:-Must be a full-time undergraduate student starting their second year or a graduate student attending an accreditedcollege or university in the United States during the upcoming academic school year. High school seniors enteringtheir first year at an undergraduate university are not eligible-Must have the intention to enter the game industry as a developer of interactive entertainment-GPA: 3.3 minimum -Each award is for one year. Winners will not be eligible for subsequent Randy Pausch ScholarshipsFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $2,500
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes