A few months ago popular streaming website Twitch TV and League of Legends sponsor Alienware announced the inauguration of the first ever scholarship awarded specifically to student gamers. In cooperation with Steelseries the scholarship is setting new precedents for acknowledging gaming as a sport and for supporting student gamers.Twitch decided to create the scholarship to give back to the gaming community that launched them into success over a short one year period. Well the deadline for the scholarship is in a short twelve days, just in time for the start of the fall semester.
Five lucky, hard-working and skilled gamers will be awarded $10,000 scholarships, to be selected by the 2012 Twitch/Alienware Scholarship committee. Applicants must have a good academic record and evidence of their mad gaming skills. Anyone wanting to take advantage of this excellent oppertunity should hastily visit the companies mini-site at: http://www.twitch.tv/p/scholarship