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$1000 TheGamingSetup.Com Scholarship

TheGamingSetup exists because we believe gaming to be a legitimate and rewarding hobby or career, we care deeply about making sure gamers have the best experience possible with your setup, so we write comprehensive reviews like our best gaming mouse post to help gamers get the optimal setup.

We’re excited to announce our $1,000 scholarship to help passionate gamers fund their education.

How to Enter

To enter for a chance to win TheGamingSetup $1,000 scholarship please write a 500 word essay on the following:

Gaming has taken large leaps in influence, games like Fortnite have entered mainstream culture and eSports as an industry has grown with viewership and sponsorship money.

Where do you see gaming headed in the future? Do gaming and esports continue on its trajectory of influence and importance, how far can these industries go? Paint a picture of how gaming looks in the near future, 5 or 10 years from now, do you see a Ready Player One level of influence? Back up your vision with rationale!

The winner will receive a $1,000 check to be spent on tuition fees and supplies.


To be eligible to win TheGamingSetup scholarship applicants must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. college, or university. Both part-and full-time students are eligible to apply.

The winner applicant must be able and willing to verify their enrolment with a student ID.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the submission deadline?

August 15th, 2019 11:59 PM EST

When will the winner be selected and announced by?

August 31st, 2019

How much is the scholarship?


How many scholarships are available?

One per year

How do I enter?

Submissions can be sent to scholarship@thegamingsetup.com and must include the following:

  1. A 500 word essay on the topic: “The Future Influence of Gaming” in English and pdf format
  2. A biography of yourself
  3. A picture of your student id
  4. (Optional) A picture of your current gaming setup
  5. Your full name and email address

How is the winner selected?

The winner is selected by TheGamingSetup.com team based on a number of criteria. The one entry that best completed the entry criteria will be awarded the scholarship.

How will the scholarship be paid?

  • The scholarship will be paid as $1,000 USD
  • Each scholarship will be non-transferable and will be made in the form of a check payable to the higher education entity attended by the student.
  • The recipient of the scholarship must submit all needed proof of student status to receive the award.
  • No cash will be awarded.
  • Awarding of the scholarship is contingent upon eligibility and all terms and conditions.
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Raymond Sam

Raymond is the founder and editor TheGamingSetup.com. He's has reviewed hundreds of mice, keyboards, controllers and other gaming peripherals over the last decade. He's been gaming for even longer, playing all kinds of games on all systems with a several thousand hours of DOTA 2, Starcraft , Street Fighter, Smash Bros, Overwatch, Apex Legends and Call of Duty under his belt with the intention of adding several more thousand going forward.

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