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Unity Technologies and The Game Developers Conference Partner to Unveil the Unity Student Scholarship, Sending Next Wave of Innovators to GDC 2018


Students who submit projects on Unity Connect with an accompanying
article will be eligible to win

Unity Technologies (,
creator of the world's most popular creation engine that reaches nearly
three billion devices worldwide, announced it has partnered with the
Game Developers Conference (GDC) on the Unity Student Scholarship, which
will give 50 students with outstanding projects made with Unity All
Access passes to GDC 2018. The scholarship is now open, there is no
application cost and students can enter here.

"Unity is thrilled to be able to offer students who are doing
outstanding work in Unity the opportunity to attend the premier
professional conference for the games industry," said Jessica Lindl,
Global Head of Education at Unity Technologies. "Democratizing
development and enabling success are two of Unity's driving forces and
we're happy to be able to channel these values to students through the
Unity Student Scholarship."

The Unity Student Scholarship was created to provide learning and
networking opportunities for up and coming developers. Those selected
for the scholarship will receive an all-access pass for GDC 2018, which
also includes access to a pre-show kickoff, hosted by GDC on-site before
the week begins. The entry deadline is December 31st, 2017 and the
winners, which will be determined by Unity and GDC experts, will be
notified in January 2018.

"As the world's largest professional game industry event, we are proud
to partner with Unity Technologies to provide the Unity Student
Scholarship to 50 students," said Katie Stern, General Manager at GDC.
"With over 26,000+ attendees and over 500 lectures, panels, tutorials
and other discussions, GDC is the perfect event for burgeoning
developers to learn the skills necessary to continue to flourish in the
game development space."

More information about the guidelines and rules for entering the contest
are available at the
official entry page
. For more information about GDC 2018, including
the GDC Conference, Summits, Expo, VRDC@GDC and attendee pass options,
please visit
or follow @Official_GDC
on Twitter.

About Unity Technologies

Unity Technologies is the creator of a flexible and high-performance
end-to-end development platform used to create rich interactive 2D, 3D,
VR and AR experiences. Unity's powerful graphics engine and
full-featured editor serve as the foundation to develop beautiful games
or apps and easily bring them to multiple platforms: mobile devices,
home entertainment systems, personal computers, and embedded systems.
Unity also offers solutions and services for creating games, boosting
productivity, and connecting with audiences including Unity Ads, Unity
Analytics, Unity Asset Store, Unity Cloud Build, Unity Collaborate,
Unity Connect and Unity Certification. Unity Technologies serves
millions of registered developers including large publishers, indie
studios, students and hobbyists around the globe. For more information,
and to see the latest games and experiences created in Unity, go to

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