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2023 Activision Blizzard King Women in Games Scholarship

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  • NETWORK. REPRESENT. INSPIRE. 

Ever wonder what it’s like to make games for a living? Activision, Blizzard & King, in partnership with Diversi, are proud to announce our 2023 ABK Women in Games Scholarship   

These scholarships aim to encourage women and non- binary people* to consider careers in tech and gaming by providing the opportunity to attend the biggest game developer conference in the world! Scholarship winners will be provided with registration, travel and accommodations to attend the conference, which is being held in being held March 20- 24 in San Francisco, CA.  

In addition, we will help scholarship winners grow their network, exchange ideas and ease the transition from student life to work life.   

 Well, if you’re thinking about a professional future in the games industry, now you have the chance to join Activision, Blizzard, and King for GDC 2023. Apply here! 

 

ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP  

This scholarship is open to all women and non-binary students* pursuing a college or university degree and considering a future in the games industry.  

 This scholarship will give you the opportunity to attend the 2022 Game Developers Conference (GDC). By securing this scholarship you also will receive: passes to attend GDC with us, exclusive networking, learning and development opportunities, and some ABK swag! 

* Non- binary people, those who are gender fluid, and women of transgender experience are encouraged to apply 

 

APPLICATION 

Complete the scholarship application, with your CV/resume and motivation letter including:  

  • What excites you about attending the Game Developer Conference? 
  • What game/s are you passionate about, and why?  

If you are selected for the next stage, you will be invited to complete a short video interview to further express your motivation for Activision, Blizzard & King and GDC. 

Deadline for application is December 31st, 2022 at 11:59pm PT.  

Final scholarship winners will be announced in January 2023, we hope you are one of them! 

Please read our terms and conditions before applying and visit the scholarship dedicated website for more info: https://activisionblizzard.phenompro.com/abkwomenscholarship

About King

King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players - and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

Applications need to be in English.
Discover King at careers.king.com

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