College Offers Video Game Scholarships
If you or someone you know loves to play video games, here's some good news for you! A private liberal arts college in Kentucky says it will make video games an official sport and start offering scholarships to gamers. According to Kentucky.com, the University of Pikeville will now be one of only a few schools in the nation to provide scholarships to those who play the video game, "League of Legends".
Get your video game controllers ready because the university says it will offer 20 scholarships to gamers starting in the fall. In explaining the scholarships, Bruce Parsons, Pikeville's media director says, "They'll have to have a certain GPA. We'll look at them like student athletes. There will be practice time and video time when they have to study other teams for upcoming competitions." You can find out more here.
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