The ESA Foundation Announces Scholarship and Grant Deadlines

By Jon Ireson

April 6, 2010

The Entertainment Software Association Foundation has been providing grants to non-profit organizations that service the youth such as the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and Computers for Youth. The ESA Foundation continues to raise funds and offer scholarships as well as grants this year and the deadlines to enter have been announced. Now is the time to get the ball rolling if you are in college or about to graduate from high school and/or running an organization to benefit the youth of the gaming world!

“Thanks to the generosity of the ESA’s members and their commitment to improving children’s lives we are able to offer a hand up to America’s youth. We are proud to continue this important work in 2010 by providing resources to organizations that educate our nation’s youth and those pursuing careers in our industry,”

said Michael Gallagher, president and CEO of the ESA, which represents U.S. computer and video game publishers.

Scholarship applications for the 2010 – 2011 school year need to be in to the ESA Foundation by May 15, 2010 and you can get more information about how to apply from the ESA site. The foundation has already raised over $10 million. Grant applications will be accepted until April 15, 2010.  For more information about the ESA Foundation be sure to visit them on the ESA’s official website.

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