We are excited to announce this
scholarship, which will enable incoming students to take part in our immersive educational experience preparing them for a future career in the gaming industry.”
Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) March 30, 2012
On October 27, 2011 the International Game Developers Association Foundation / Full Sail University Game Development Scholarship was announced during the annual IGDA Foundation Charity Dinner at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel, LAX, in Los Angeles, CA. The scholarship application process began on March 16, 2012. All applications must be submitted by April 15, 2012.
The IGDA Foundation / Full Sail University Game Development Scholarship is designed to identify exceptional students nationwide who are passionate about and exhibit talent for software development in the game industry. Through this scholarship program, qualified applicants may be eligible to receive up to a full tuition scholarship toward Full Sail University’s campus-based Game Development Bachelor of Science Degree program.
Tom Buscaglia, the Chair of the IGDA Foundation stated, “The IGDA Foundation is very excited about this new full degree scholarship that Full Sail University has agreed to contribute to the IGDA’s list of scholarships. This is a huge step forward for the Foundation and we are extremely grateful to Full Sail for working with us to make this happen.”
Full details including how to apply, eligibility requirements, award information, judging criteria and additional provisions can be found by visiting: http://www.igda.org/full-sail-university-gamedev-scholarship
“Full Sail University is proud to join with the IGDA Foundation to offer this scholarship opportunity to students who have a passion for Game Development,” said Rob Catto, Director of Game Studies for Full Sail University. “We are excited to announce this scholarship, which will enable incoming students to take part in our immersive educational experience preparing them for a future career in the gaming industry. ”
About IGDA Foundation:
The IGDA Foundation supports the mission of the International Game Developers Association, “To advance the careers and enhance the lives of game developers by connecting members with their peers, promoting professional development, and advocating on issues that affect the developer community,” through Educational, Scientific and Charitable works.
About Full Sail University:
Full Sail University is an award-winning educational leader for those pursuing careers in the entertainment and media industry. Founded in 1979, Full Sail has been recognized as one of the Top Five Game Degree Programs by Electronic Gaming Monthly, one of the Best Music Programs by Rolling Stone Magazine, and one of the Best Film Programs by UNleashed Magazine. In 2011, Full Sail received the “21st Century Best Practices in Distance Learning Award” from the United States Distance Learning Association, was named the “School/College of the Year” by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges, and was recognized as one of the Top 100 Social Media Colleges by Studentadvisor.com.
Full Sail offers on-campus and online Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degree programs in areas related to animation, art, business, education, graphic design, film, marketing, web development, music, recording arts, sports, and video games. Full Sail graduate credits include work on OSCAR®, Emmy®, GRAMMY®, ADDY®, MTV Video Music Award, and Spike Video Game Award nominated and winning projects.