The Annual CGTrader Scholarship; $3000 are waiting for you
Posted On July 18, 2017
What are the first aspects that cross your mind whenever you think about gaming? Is it addiction, loss of human interaction? Is it loss of sense of reality? The concept of gamification is larger than this and often opens new doors in business and academic fields. Games are extremely engaging which means that they can be used to convert any boring activity into an enticing and pleasant one. Currently are a lot of examples of how learning can be playful and physical exercising are getting easier and easier to commit. The medical field has also had its breakthroughs when mixed with playing through medical treatments which make the procedures easier to go through and more effective.
While this topic is extremely debatable, the company CGTrader is curious to know your personal ideas about how games can solve social problems and make an activity extremely engaging. It is a matter of pros and cons which you are invited to debate into a short essay and submit it for the $2000 scholarship. Two runners-up will be awarded $500 each.
Who is CGTrader? CGTrader is the largest 3D model marketplace for computer graphics, virtual/augmented reality and gaming supported by a strong professional designer community. On CGTrader, 3D artists, design studios and businesses share and sell their models.
CGTrader is also encouraging self-motivated and brilliant students by offering the annual CGTrader scholarship. Each and every semester, the company is challenging students to research the field of technology encouraging them to write an essay about how the innovations of technology can transform our lives. The best essay will be awarded $2000 so that the lucky winner will use the amount for the education bills. Two runners-up will receive $500 each.
As we have previously mentioned, you should submit an original essay on the topic “Using games for social good and playful learning”. The essay length should be 500-1000 words. The essay should be uploaded here: https://www.cgtrader.com/scholarships#section-submission
The closing date is January 15th 2018. The winners will be notified January 30th 2018 on CGTrader blog via email provided upon the registration.
Who can apply for the Annual CGTrader Scholarship?
Entrants who have a minimum of 2.5 GPA who are high school seniors, graduates and undergraduates students are eligible to apply. By the time they are applying they should have been enrolled in academic institution September 1, 2017 – January 15, 2018.