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NVM Scholarship

The National Videogame Museum is devoted to chronicling and preserving our industry's rich past but we also look to contribute to the future of the videogame and technology industries through our scholarship program. There are five different scholarship opportunities available to high school graduates pursuing careers in gaming or technology-based fields. Four of the five are limited to Texas residents but the fifth is open to women across the country.

How To Apply

Applications will be accepted until June 1, 2023, and should be submitted to the e-mail address info@nvmusa.org. Please download the application here and follow the instructions included.


The five scholarships are available to high school students on track to enroll in a four-year college or university for the Fall 2023 semester. Each scholarship has separate eligibility requirements, and are as follows:

  • Frisco, Texas Resident:

    Frisco is home to the National Videogame Museum, and the museum would like to award one applicant within Frisco city limits.

  • Texas Resident:

    Applicants must be a current resident of the state of Texas.Texas residents attending out-of-state colleges will be considered in this category.

  • Texas Resident – Title 1 School Graduate:

    Applicants must be a current resident of the state of Texas, must be graduating from state of Texas designated Title 1 school and have a household income of $50,000 or less.

  • Amie Dansby Women in Technology Award

    Videogame design and technology fields have traditionally been male-dominated. In an effort to bring more diversity to these fields, this scholarship will be awarded to the most qualified female applicant. It is open to female students across the U.S.

  • Gearbox Entertainment Scholarship:

    Applicants must be pursuing a career path in videogame design (Programmer, graphic artist, etc.) and be a resident of Texas.

Additional eligibility requirements and information can be found on the application.

How To Contribute

The National Videogame Museum is looking to our friends and sponsors to help us make these scholarships possible and to provide these opportunities to the students that represent the future of our industry and community. If you would like to help promote growth in STEM based academia through these scholarships, please contact us at info@nvmusa.org. Your donation will help several high school seniors who want to pursue technology and gaming-related careers. Help support the next generation of developers, coders and more!