Game Design & Development Scholarship Award

Always wanted to design and develop something fun, an interactive game or a game idea you always have in your mind, and hoping your game will be a big hit in the gaming industry.

Over at, we believe in creativity, fun and empowerment. We understand the cost of academic education is rising and would like to play our part supporting the future generation of innovators in their creativity and interactive gaming exposure.

It is our privilege to award a scholarship of $1000, to a passionate creative individual and support their dream.

We understand this scholarship is by no means able to fully subsidized your tuition fees but we do hope to contribute back to assist in some ways and not be hindered by financial burden to pursue your passion in gaming.

We hope this Game Design and Development Scholarship awarded to this individual, be able to give much-needed encouragement, support and not to give up on this creative passion and talent.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Important note: Check that your educational institution is our partner before applying. University staff or administrators to click on Scholarship Partners on how to become one.

  • All prospective and currently enrolled undergraduate students (and high school seniors) are eligible to apply for this award. Kindly provide your graduation month & year.

Application Process

  • Send an email to with the Title: ‘Name: Scholarship Application’.

    Include the following,

    • First & Last Name
    • Your full address
    • Your University name and country
    • University administrator name and contact info (including email address and phone number)
    • Submission Work - one piece of game design/development related work. It could be one of the following below:
      • A game prototype
      • An essay or article related to games. ( Any out-of-the-box topic you might have related to games. Let your creative juice flow with no more than 1500 words)
      • An overview of future game development technologies
      • Students will have to notify their respective institutes
      • The school will then decide if they were to accept our scholarship on their sites.
      • Institutes will have to add our scholarship information together with our website to their scholarship site or partner page to facilitate students in their future scholarship application.
      • Once the above information is added, students will be eligible for the scholarship.

  • Submission deadline is Extended until December 31, 2019 midnight (PST), all submission to be sent to Email received after this date will not be considered. The winning entry will be announced on January 1, 2020.

Note: By applying for this scholarship, you are providing GameTop with expressed consent to confirm your application to this scholarship by contacting you for clarification ( if needed) and the relevant academic institution.

If there are any questions, you can reach out to We will reply to you within 48 hours during working days.

Additional Information

  • Note: Your Universities and Community Colleges need to be a partner in this campaign to be eligible for the scholarship. (Refer to: Scholarship Partner)

  • The winning applicant will be chosen by Gametop CEO, Mr. Sergei Eliseev based on the student’s submission.

  • The scholarship funds will be awarded and transferred through their University to go towards the tuition fee.via check, PayPal, or other means if required.