Being an avid gamer in this day and age is now worth more than just fun and games - there are quite a few scholarships for gamers who are looking to pay for college! Esports have entered the collegiate sports arena, where students can land Esports scholarships and get paid to play.
Good news for gamers! Harrisburg University of Science and Technology recently became the first Mid-Atlantic university, and the 50th in the nation, to join the National Association of Collegiate eSports (NACE). As a part of our international recruiting effort, Harrisburg University will offer 15 full athletic scholarships—making eSports the university’s first varsity sport.
Harrisburg University’s varsity eSports team is on track to launch in the Fall 2018 semester. The varsity team will have the opportunity compete in some of the most popular eSports games around the world, including League of Legends, Overwatch and Hearthstone. Harrisburg University will also offer competitive teams for NBA 2K as part of a pilot program with NACE to test more traditional sports games.
Thought you might want to share this news with students or others. If you or your students are interested in learning more about Harrisburg University or eSports varsity team, just reach out to me. More about Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is found online at http://www.HarrisburgU.edu
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