Sponsoring Institution: Apex Hosting

Type: Essay Contest

Eligibility: Open to any US Citizen enrolled in a high school or college with a 3.0 GPA or higher

Application Deadline: Late July

Highlight: Looking for an opportunity to put your gaming knowledge to use? The Apex Hosting Minecraft Scholarship is an essay contest for high school and college students. Applicants of this essay contest should be US citizens with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. All you need to do for this essay contest is pen down a 500-word essay detailing how Minecraft can be used to bring about a positive change in education and career development, and you have the chance to win $2000 in scholarship for your higher studies! As the only Minecraft Scholarship in the world, this essay contest is an amazing way to channel your passion for Minecraft into education, a topic that largely affects the world. In addition, as a student, this essay contest will enable you to share your creative ideas on incorporating Minecraft into classrooms and make learning more engaging and fun. As Minecraft aficionados ourselves, it would have been great to see workshops and webinars on Minecraft in education. Fingers crossed for that! Check out some of the past winning entries here for inspiration. If you’re interested, head here to apply. Applications for this essay contest are due in late July, so leave yourself plenty of time to craft a fabulous essay. Perhaps the countless hours spent on Minecraft can help you come out at the top!

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