To see the 2015 AIAS Scholars announcement, please click here!
Among other programs, we administer the Randy Pausch and Mark Beaumont Scholarships, which are awarded annually to top undergraduate and graduate university students pursuing careers in the games industry.
These annual scholarships honor the memory of Randy Pausch, Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, and of Mark Beaumont, long-time games industry executive at Capcom, Activision and Midway.
We are delighted to announce the 2014 recipients of these $2,500 scholarships:
Randy Pausch Scholarships
Anthony Scott, Entertainment Technology graduate student
Carnegie Mellon University
Chitvan Gupta, Computer Science graduate student
University of Southern California
Mark Beaumont Scholarships
Danielle Powers, Entertainment Arts & Engineering student
University of Utah
Lee Anne Opfer, Computer Graphics Technology student
Congratulations to this year's AIAS Scholars! You'll find the complete AIAS press release here.
If you or your company would like to to fund a scholarship in the name of another individual or organization, or to financially support the Pausch and Beaumont funds, please contact me and I'll connect you to the right people at the AIAS. All donations are tax deductible.