Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) announced that it is now accepting applications and submissions for its 2013 Gamers in Real Life (G.I.R.L.) Game Design Competition. SOE will award one winner of the 2013 G.I.R.L. Game Design Competition with a $10,000 academic scholarship along with an opportunity for a paid internship of up to 10 weeks at SOE's headquarters in San Diego for hands-on experience working on games at SOE.
"At SOE, we believe that diversity is one of our keys to success and it is truly woven into the fabric of who we are as a company," said Laura Naviaux, Senior Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing, SOE. "We want to help make the games industry even that much more approachable and our goal with the G.I.R.L. Scholarship is to provide an easy way to usher even more women into the industry."
Submissions for the 2013 G.I.R.L. Game Design Competition will close on March 29, 2013. To apply, applicants must register with Scholarship America, SOE's scholarship administrator, and submit their application for evaluation at scholarshipamerica.org/gamersinreallife.