Diversi & King Launch GDC16 Scholarship for Women in Games

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In an effort to further encourage and strengthen the presence of women in the games industry, Diversi in partnership with King, will be sending 10 students to the Game Developer’s Conference in San Francisco March 14-18th, 2016.

The Scholarship, a competition initiated by Diversi and King’s employee network Women@King, is open for all female-identifying students with permanent EU residency pursuing a degree and considering a future in the games industry. The scholarship aims to provide more women with the opportunity to grow their network, exchange ideas and ease the transition from student life to work life.
http://www.diversi.nu/gdcscholarship

THE SCHOLARSHIP PRIZE INCLUDES

One All Access Pass to the GDC 2016 in San Francisco
Accommodation for the 5 night stay in San Francisco
Flight expenses covered to and from San Francisco
Access to networking events specific to the scholarship 
programme

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Must identify as female (cis/trans-woman)
Must be pursuing a degree at University or Vocational school 
level and considering a future within the games industry
Open to countries within the EU
Must be eligible to travel to the USA
Must be able to manage the Visa process on their own.
Must be able to attend the full GDC event; March 14-18th 2016

DEADLINES AND DATES

December 16th 2015 – Entries open
January 20th 2016, Midnight CET – Deadline for all Entries
January 25th 2016 – Round two candidates are announced
Week commencing February 8th 2016 – Final 10 winners are 
announced

Read more at the official website: www.diversi.nu/gdcscholarship

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