Pokimane Sets Up $100K Scholarship To Help Student Gamers

Carrying on her yearly tradition, Pokimane has launched a new scholarship to help student gamers with their tuition.

Last year, Imane “Pokimane” Anys announced she would give money to student gamers through scholarships every year.

A year later, she’s kept that promise with the help of the American Video Game League. Pokimane is paying for half of the $100K, while AVGL is covering the other half.

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The scholarship will help ten students strengthen their careers in the gaming industry. It’s open for applications until the end of 2021, and it’s aimed at students who would be starting college the following year.

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How Do You Apply?

Anyone interested in receiving part of the funding will have to apply online. Students will have to lay out their plans in a video showing their “background and goals as a gamer”.

After the announcement, Pokimane said, “With both of my parents being teachers, I’m especially proud to be launching another scholarship to help students with a gaming passion.”

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She continued by saying “I know first-hand that it’s not easy to balance schoolwork and a gaming career. I hope that this scholarship will alleviate that stress for aspiring gaming content creators and players.”

Hopefully this scholarship will help provide some students the help they need to further their careers. It’s certainly a great thing to see and should be a lot of help for the students who get chosen.

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