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Scholarship Name: National Videogame Museum Scholarship
Scholarship Description: Scholarship offered through the National Videogame Museum to high school students.
Award Amount: $1,500.00
Number of Scholarships: Four (4) awards
Application Required: Yes
Official Transcript Required: No
References and Letter of Recommendations Required: Two (2) letters of recommendation
Interview Required: No
Original Essay Required: Yes
Additional Requirements and Information:

1) Min. 3.0/4.0 GPA;  2) Must be enrolling in a four (4) year college or university upon graduation; 3) Must plan to pursue a degree leading to a career in the Video Games Industry or a Technology-based field; 4) Scholarships will be awarded in each of the following categories:  

Frisco, Texas Resident:

o Frisco is home to the National Videogame Museum, and the museum would like to award one (1) applicant within Frisco city limits;

Women in Technology:

o  Videogame design and technology fields have traditionally been male-dominated. In an effort to bring more diversity to these fields, this scholarship will be awarded to the most qualified female applicant;

     ·  Applicants for this scholarship must be female and the application must be marked as “female” in the gender category.

Texas Resident:

o  Applicants must be a current resident of the State of Texas.

     ·  Texas residents attending out-of-state colleges will be considered in this category.

Texas Resident –Title 1 School Graduate:

 o  Applicants must be a current resident of the state of Texas AND must be graduating from a State of Texas designated Title 1 school;

    ·  Applicant must also submit a letter indicating their family household income letter.

    ·  Families with an income greater than $50,000.00/year will not be considered for this scholarship award.

5) At least one (1) letter of recommendation must be from a teacher at applicant’s school.


o  Applicants may apply for one (1)  or more scholarships but will only be awarded one (1) scholarship.

o  Applications and supporting documents must be submitted via email to

Location: Nationwide (US), Texas TX
Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply): Paper application, Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, Must be enrolled as a full-time student
Additional Applicant Requirements: Must be a graduating high school senior
Category (Select all that apply): GPA, Gender, Need-based, Merit-based, School/College, Major/Field of Study
Web Site:
Point of Contact: National Video Game Museum
8004 North Dallas Parkway
Frisco, Texas  75034

Deadline:   April 1, 2019 (receipt date)

Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).