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Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Extends Scholarship Submission Deadline

If you are a video game design, development or production student then you should check out the following opportunity to maybe get $2,500 in financial aid towards your degree from the Dr. Randy Pausch Scholarship Fund.

Who

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) on behalf of the Dr. Randy Pausch Scholarship Fund, an initiative created to support students in pursuit of careers in game design, development and production.

What

The AIAS is now accepting applications for the Dr. Randy Pausch Scholarship Fund for the 2008-2009 academic school year. The AIAS will award four students attending accredited universities with $2,500 in financial aid in preparation for entering the video game industry. Scholarship recipients will be announced in July 2008.

When

The extended deadline for submissions is Monday, June 30, 2008.

Submit To

Interested students should visit www.interactive.org for detailed information regarding submission requirements and to download the application form.

About Dr. Randy Pausch

The scholarship fund honors Dr. Randy Pausch, professor of computer science, human-computer interaction and design at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). Dr. Pausch, a co-founder of CMU’s Entertainment Technology Center (ETC), has had great influence within the industry through his teachings, sabbaticals at Walt Disney Imagineering and Electronic Arts and consultation with Google on user interface design.

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