Wooga Educational Expedition 2018 Scholarship

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Business Operations
Region:
Mainland Europe
Area:
Germany
City:
Berlin
Posted:
11-Apr-18
Company:
Wooga
Job Ref:
QyKugGcrBxb0


Uniting Students with UNITE

We at Wooga would like to encourage and strengthen the presence of women in engineering, especially in the games industry. To this end, we are excited to bring back for a second time our Wooga Educational Expedition scholarship. We will be sending 5 students to UNITE Berlin (19 - 21 June 2018) including the coverage of transportation costs and an exciting extracurricular program to complement the conference!

Unity is the world's leading game engine for cross-platform game development, which we're also using at Wooga to build all of our games. With this scholarship we hope to help women grow their network within the industry, showcase their projects and have a smooth transition into work life.

Timeline and Dates

- Application Open - 9th April - 13th May

- Application Review - 14th May - 20th May

- Winners Announced End of May

- UNITE Berlin: 19th - 21st June

Scholarship includes

- Ticket to UNITE Europe

- Airfare from European Airport to Berlin and back

- Hotel / hostel stay in Berlin during the conference

- Other events TBD

Eligibility

To be eligible for a scholarship to UNITE Berlin you must:

- identify as female (cis/trans)

- be enrolled in an engineering, computer science or games-related programme at a European higher education institution

- be able to attend UNITE Berlin (June 19 - 21)

- be able to travel to Berlin

- be 18 years or over

Application

Please use the online form to complete your application. Only one application per candidate is allowed. No team submissions (2 or more people) will be accepted.

What to submit with your application

- Show us your passion for games by building one playable level of any of the three following game types in Unity and provide us with a test version as well as your github link to review the code

- Puzzle game / match 3

- Jump & run

- Endless runner

- A Cover letter explaining what inspired you to start programming and what you are curious to learn and experience at UNITE Europe) (max 180 words)

- Your CV

 

 

Contact Details:
Wooga
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Contact: Matt Hood
Email:

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