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2022 Activision Blizzard King
Women in Games Scholarship

NETWORK. REPRESENT. INSPIRE.  ————

Ever wonder what it’s like to make games for a living? Activision, Blizzard & King, in partnership with Diversi, are proud to announce our 2022 ABK Women in Games Scholarship.   

This scholarship aims to encourage women and non-binary students* to consider careers in tech and gaming by providing the opportunity to attend the biggest game developer conference in the world! Scholarship winners will be provided with registration, travel and accommodations to attend the conference, which is being held March 21-25 in San Francisco, CA.

In addition, we will help scholarship winners grow their network, exchange ideas and ease the transition from student life to work life.

If you’re thinking about a professional future in the games industry, now you have the chance to join Activision, Blizzard, and King for GDC 2022.

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ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP  ————

This scholarship is open to all women and non-binary students* pursuing a college or university degree and considering a future in the games industry.

This scholarship will give you the opportunity to attend the 2022 Game Developers Conference (GDC). By securing this scholarship you also will receive: passes to attend GDC with us, exclusive networking, learning and development opportunities, and some ABK swag!

*Non-binary people, those who are gender fluid, and women of transgender experience are encouraged to apply

JOINING US AT GDC  ———— 

GDC is the world’s largest and longest-running game industry event, featuring over 750 lectures, panels, tutorials and round-table discussions on a comprehensive selection of game making topics. The scholarship includes a Virtual All Access GDC Pass, meaning that our participants will get access to five days of expert-led education on key game development topics, as well as several special features throughout the week. Attendees have the opportunity to gain insight into the future of games, be inspired by new techniques, and discover creative new approaches.

Moreover, the scholarship includes events lined up exclusively for our participants! This includes networking opportunities and live Q&A sessions. You’ll get the chance to meet professional developers within the game industry. There are many different ways to create and develop games, and these networking opportunities are a chance not only for students to put questions directly to the people they meet, but also an opportunity for them to express who they are and exchange ideas with like-minded people.  


Timeline  ———— 

  • Scholarship opens in November.
  • Deadline to apply is December 6th at 11:59pm PT.
  • Winner will be annouced in February 2022.
  • GDC will take place from March 21-25 in San Francisco, CA.
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About GDC

ABOUT GDC  ————

GDC delivers five days of expert-led education on key game development topics, as well as several special features throughout the week.
About Diversi

ABOUT DIVERSI  ————

 
Diversi is a collective force working for greater diversity within the gaming sphere.
 
Early Careers

EARLY CAREERS  ————

Interested in starting a career in gaming? Make sure to check out our available internship opportunities.
Code of Conduct

CODE OF CONDUCT  ————

Our community should be truly open for everyone. As such, we are committed to providing a friendly, safe and welcoming environment.