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Techi Scholarship Program

We’ve extended the scholarship for years 2018, 2019, and 2020. Please apply by December 31 of each year.

At Techi.me, we firmly believe in empowering the innovators of tomorrow.

We know that a supportive education plays a vital role in enabling students to pursue their dreams and achieve their career goals. We also recognize that not everyone is afforded the same fundamental opportunities. That is why we felt inspired to offer a helping hand to the next generation of developers.

It is our privilege to award this scholarship to a driven, passionate individual in order to better help them cultivate their vision in the world of gaming and technological advancement.

The video gaming industry continues to flourish and adapt as new ideas and platforms consistently arise. Our game design scholarship will offer financial assistance to a gaming lover who shares our excitement and enthusiasm for the future of entertainment.

By awarding this video game design scholarship, we hope to invest in the industry we love and the career path of a bright, new creator.

Scholarship Award


$1,000

Eligibility Criteria


All prospective and currently enrolled undergraduate students (and high school seniors) are eligible to apply for this award.

Prospective students must possess proof of acceptance to an accredited US college, university or vocational/trade school.

Application Requirements


  • Please submit an 800 – 1500 word essay, on what you perceive to be the most revolutionary development in the gaming industry since the turn of the century. How was the gaming world changed by it? Why was it more impactful than other innovations? How will it impact the future of the gaming industry?
  • To support your essay please record a video explanation of the ideas outlined in your essay and the reasoning behind it. It should be between 5 and 10 minutes long and touch on the key ideas you wrote in your essay. Please show your passion for gaming and the ideas you have formed!
  • Please submit proof of enrollment or a copy of an acceptance letter to an accredited university/college/trade school listed on the U.S. Department of Education’s official website.
  • Please read the the privacy policy outlined below. Please be aware your submission can be shared publicly.

Submitting Your Application


  • Please email your submission to: scholarship@Techi.me
  • Your submission email must contain:
  • Full Name
  • Mailing Address
  • Phone Number
  • A statement of your academic status, in addition to evidence that you have been accepted to, or are currently enrolled in a college/university/trade school as outlined above. By applying for this scholarship, you are providing Techi.me with expressed consent to confirm your admission and attendance by contacting the relevant academic institution
  • Your essay must be submitted as a Word document, submissions in all other forms will be rejected.

Deadline


The deadline for all applications is December 31, 2018, all applications received after this date will not be considered. The winning entry will be announced on January 30, 2019.

Additional Details


  • The winning applicant will be chosen by a member of our Techi.me team based on the merits of student’s essay and video submissions in tandem.
  • The scholarship funds will be awarded via check, PayPal, or other means if required.
  • The scholarship will be awarded on an annual basis.

Privacy Policy and User Communications


Privacy Policy: By submitting an application, the applicant automatically grants Techi.me permission to publish the applicant’s name, college, photo, (if submitted) and essay on our website, Techi.me, or in other marketing communications, irrespective of the success of the entry. We are also granted permission to call and/or send you information regarding your application.

User Communications: When you send email communications to Techi.me and/or its representatives, we may retain those communications in order to process or respond to your inquiries or application as related to the scholarship. Techi.me and its representatives will not knowingly sell, share, rent or otherwise transfer your information other than in accordance with the terms set forth in this Privacy Policy. By participating in this scholarship, you give us your express consent to confirm your admission and attendance at the college or university by contacting the institution for verification.

Terms & Conditions: All submitted photos, videos, and essays must be original work of the applicant. Only one submission may be entered per candidate, per year. All duplicate entries will be disqualified. All scholarships are non-renewable. By submitting an application to the Techi.me Scholarship, you certify that all the information you have provided is accurate and complete.

The applicant automatically grants Techi.me, its agents and/or representatives permission to:

  • Use their name, photo, essay response, and award amount, if any, in announcements or articles including, but not limited to, social media, newsletter, etc. issued by Techi.me.
  • Post the applicant’s name, college or university, video, and essay on the Techi.me web site.
  • Call and/or send information to the applicant regarding their application.

Winners will be notified via email, and announced publicly, as well as on Techi.me and social media pages.

Students must show proof of current enrollment to an accredited US college, university or vocational/trade school within 21 calendar days by submitting either a copy of the tuition bill or a letter of proof from the school. In the event a winner cannot prove their enrollment to an accredited college, university or vocational/trade school, Techi.me will revoke the award for that individual and award it to the first runner-up. 

By submitting proof of your enrollment to an accredited US college, university or vocational/trade school, you grant Techi.me the right to use this information for internal purposes, such as verifying enrollment.

About Techi.me


Techi.me is a gaming industry website aimed towards nurturing the careers of aspiring game developers from all walks of life.

We provide the best path for ambitious developers to help further their careers.

Techi.me provides assistance and a knowledge base for all would-be game developers. We aim to deliver relevant, accurate, and helpful information to guide people in their designing careers. You can contact us here.