STEM Scholarships

Generation Google Scholarship: for women in gaming

The Generation Google Scholarship: for women in gaming was established to help aspiring students pursuing gaming degrees excel in technology and become leaders in the field. Selected students will receive $10,000 USD (for those studying in the US) or $5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) for the 2022-2023 school year. The Generation Google Scholarship: for women in gaming will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, demonstrated leadership, and academic performance.

who should apply?students pursuing gaming degrees
eligible grade levelsseniors
awardone-time $10,000 USD or $5,000 CAD
opensopen now
deadlineDecember 10, 2021, 11:59 PT
decisions releasedApril-June 2022
selectivity8 HS seniors chosen last year (subject to change)

application requirements

  • intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelors, Masters, or PhD program at an accredited university or college in the United States or Canada for the 2022-2023 academic year
  • be studying video game programing, game engineering, game design and development or a closely related technical field in gaming
  • demonstrate a strong academic record
  • demonstrate financial need
  • exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for increasing the involvement of women in gaming

application process

  • background information (personal, educational, familial)
  • resume or CV
  • transcripts
  • 3 short essay questions (no more than 500 words each)


  • money must be spent towards tuition, fees, books, supplies, and equipment
  • payment will be made directly to the student
  • essay prompts are on the website
  • resume/CV, transcript, and answers to essay questions must be in uploadable PDF format
  • applicants do not need to be women to apply but it is highly encouraged

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