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Want to Attend devcom? Apply for a GGJ Scholarship!

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Global Game Jam has partnered with devcom for its ddc24 Diversity and Access Scholarship, and applications are now open! You can apply to attend on-site or virtually. Applications will close June 23, and scholars will be notified of selection no later than July 1.

The scholarship program was created to provide opportunities for game developers who face barriers to independent attendance to access to one of the game development industry's biggest events. Scholars will receive passes to devcom Developer Conference on August 18-20 in Cologne or online as well as access to gamescom and additional community and networking support. 


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As part of being selected for a GGJ-devcom scholarship, scholars will be provided:
● Free passes for devcom, Aug 18-20
● Free passes for gamescom b2b, Aug 21-23
● Online briefing prior to the event (including recommended travel tips)
● Discord server invite with exclusive access to the scholarship community
● On-site gathering and networking
● Support and direct contact for scholars before the events

Please note, travel, lodging and other related expenses are not included in the scholarship. Scholars who apply to attend on-site are responsible for coordinating and all costs related to:
● Travel to Cologne 
● Accommodation in Cologne (we estimate that lodging ranges from
100-150 Euros per night)
● Meals and other costs in Cologne
● Costs of obtaining passport and visa
● Costs of obtaining travel and health insurance for the entire visit in Europe (40-60


Apply today!