We're pleased to announce GMG-GDC Scholarship Program in collaboration with the Game Developers Conference. The GDC scholarship consists of a GDC Conference + Summits pass (valued at $2,149) to the upcoming conference in San Francisco, CA.

Scheduled for March 19-23, 2018, GDC is the leading annual event designed to inform and educate game industry professionals on online multiplayer games, mobile and next generation game technologies. Learn more here.

The GMG scholarship committee will use the following criteria to evaluate your application:

1. Applicant background: low income student/freelancer or artist, designer, educator, games developer
2. Applicant service record in games education (volunteering/art/curriculum contributions to organizations)

While the program is open to all, priority will be given to GMG volunteers/contributors, women, people of color, individuals with disabilities.


  1. Application Deadline: February 2, 2018. Scholarship recipients will be awarded by February 9, 2018.
  2. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older as of the date of application. GDC requires all pass holders be 18 or older to enter.
  3. Chosen applicants are responsible for all travel arrangements (including visas), housing and other related costs.

The 2018 application period has ended.