The scholarship offers funding admission for one successful female applicant to attend FTI's Writing for Games & Interactive short Course. This scholarship comes as a measure to help address the gender imbalance present in the global game industry and hopes to promote and foster a welcoming environment for everyone in our local community. It also boasts and exciting mentoring component with additional communication and feedback through a career development session with course tutor Anthony Sweet (owner of Handwritten Games, lead designer at Black Lab Games).
As a part of the scholarship outcomes, the successful applicant will be expected to complete all course work, which includes publishing a completed interactive project online. All women of every background with an interest in interactive writing and game development are recommended to apply. Applications close Sun Feb 12th and all applicants will be notified of their outcome by Mon, Feb 13th.