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Monday Student Deadline for IDGA Game Developers Conference Application

25 scholarship awardees win free conference admission (January 02, 2002)
The IGDA's Education Committee will award 25 scholarships to send qualified students to the 2002 Game Developers Conference. The GDC is where game development professionals from around the world gather to share ideas and build the skills that the industry needs. Located in San Jose, California, this year's GDC will be held from March 19-23, 2002.

"Besides learning boatloads of technical information, I realized how much of a game development community there is. I don't think I could do any other job after the GDC." - Alexander Jhin,Yale University, 2001 Scholarship recipient


Qualifications and scholarship details:

Applications must be in before midnight (PST) on Monday January 7, 2002.

Only full-time college (or similar) students are eligible, and must be 18 years of age or older as of March 19, 2002.

Applicants must be an IGDA Student Member in good standing. If you are not currently a Student Member, you must join the IGDA first and then apply for the scholarship. All applications will be verified.

Past scholarship recipients are not eligible.

Recipients will be awarded one ClassicPass, with access to over 300 sessions, roundtables, and keynotes, the GDC

Expo, the Game Developers Choice Awards ceremony, and all events and parties, and will receive the conference proceedings and breakfast and lunch during show days -- a $1295 value.

Students are responsible for all travel arrangements and costs.


Scholarship applications will be judged by members of the IGDA Board of Directors and the IGDA Education

Committee, including:
Graeme Devine - id Software
John Feil - LucasArts Entertainment
Matt Toschlog - Outrage Entertainment
Robert Huebner - Nihilistic Software
Ray Muzyka - BioWare Corp.
Doug Church - freelance game designer

Recipients will be announced before the end of January 2002.

Scholarship application:

To apply for a GDC 2002 Student Scholarship, please submit a Scholarship Application.

To become an IGDA Student Member, use the registration form.

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