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G.I.R.L. Game Scholarships Open

Posted Feb 28, 2011 by Suzie Ford

G.I.R.L. Game Scholarships Open

Sony Online Entertainment has announced that applications for the G.I.R.L. Game Scholarships are now being accepted. Winners are selected from a pool of applicants and are awarded up to $10,000 in money to be used for educational expenses. Winners also receive a 10-week internship with SOE.

"The most recent industry studies show that although a large percentage of the game playing population is female, they make up only about one in every 10 game developers," said Laura Naviaux, vice president of global sales and marketing at SOE. "For the fourth year in a row, SOE is committed to encouraging women to pursue an exciting and rewarding career of developing fun and innovative games for everyone."

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Suzie Ford / Suzie is the Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom