The IGDA Foundation has announced two more scholarships for IGDA members.
First is the Eric Dysband Memorial AI Scholarship. This scholarship is available to full-time undergraduate, graduate or doctoral (or similar) students, or former students who graduated in the 6 months prior to the event they are applying for. Applicants with an interest in AI should apply, and they will in addition to the benefits other GDC scholars receive they will also have access to AI mentorship and an invitation to the AI Programmers Dinner and AI Game Programmers Guild, as well as an invite to the AI Summit at GDC.
Applicants can apply here. The deadline is the 8th of January.
Second is the new Next Gen Leaders program in association with Microsoft. Unlike other scholarships, this program is targeted at current game devs with 3 to 10 years of experience. This program is not tied to any discipline, but also looking to include those who identify as an under-represented minority. In addition to a GDC pass, they will receive workshops, mentorship and additional networking opportunities.
Applicants can apply for the program here. The deadline is also the 8th of January.
Both programs have a travel stipend available for successful applicants. Good luck!