Sony Online Entertainment is now accepting applications for the fourth annual Gamers In Real Life (G.I.R.L.) scholarship at www.scholarshipamerica.org. The student awarded this year's scholarship will receive up to $10,000 toward tuition and other educational-related expenses and a paid internship of up to 10 weeks at one of SOE's development studios (not including room, board, transportation and living expenses).
To be eligible, entrants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program related to video games (video game art, design, animation, production, programming or visual effects), must not graduate before the end of the 2012 spring term and must comply with the program's official rules. Entrants are required to complete an online application along with two pieces of original concept art and one essay that will be reviewed by a panel of judges. Online applications must be completed and submitted on or before April 6, 2011. SOE will announce the winner on or about May 16, 2011.
For more information on the scholarship or to sign up for it, visit www.scholarshipamerica.org.