CGTrader is a technology company that creates 3D content, runs an online 3D model marketplace, and creates 3D solutions for enterprise customers. Each year, CGTrader aims to support students who are interested in technology through a scholarship program. The annual CGTrader scholarship is an essay scholarships that awards students with up to $2,000 to pay for their higher education!
Who is eligible to apply for the Annual CGTrader Scholarship?
To be eligible for this scholarship students must meet the following criteria:
- Minimum 2.5 GPA
- Must be high school senior, college undergraduate or graduate student
- Must be enrolled as a full-time student in an academic institution from Jan 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019
As this is an essay scholarship, students must also write and submit an original essay on the topic “The Future of Real-World Environment with Augmented Reality”. The essay must be between 500 to 1,000 words and can be submitted online! According to the scholarship website, “we want students to think about how Augmented Reality can change our everyday lives by interacting with digital objects in our environment. Will it comfort our lives or will it become a powerful craving?” We would recommend exploring the CGTrader website to learn more about the work that they are doing in regards to Augmented Reality. This will serve as a great context as you write your essay!
How much is the scholarship worth?
The best submission will be awarded $2,000 while the two runners-up will receive $500 each.
When is the Annual CGTrader Scholarship application deadline?
The submission deadline is December 2, 2019 (12:00 AM Monday, Pacific Time (PST). The scholarship winners will be announced on December 16, 2019. Remember, this scholarship is an annual scholarship so if you don’t win, you can apply next year (assuming you are still eligible).