Link to your portfolio. Do you have any creative or artistic work samples that might relate broadly or specifically to VFS's Game Design program.
You will be required to submit a synopsis of a game that you are passionate about creating. Explain the concept, vision, or idea. Include the genre of game you would utilize. Make references to other games to explain how you would make your game (one page maximum).
In addition, provide an outline detailing your story, possible levels, and characters (one page maximum). Finally, provide diagrams explaining any features or game mechanics (one to two pages maximum) and a simplified map of the game world described in your synopsis.
We recommend Dropbox or Google Drive for easy review by our scholarship selection committee. Upload your files then “share” using the share link. When sharing, set the sharing permissions to “public” or “anyone with the link can view the file/document.”
If we cannot view your files your scholarship application will be considered incomplete.
Personal Submission PT. 1
- Q1 – In 100 words or less, tell us why you want to be a game designer and what your dream project would be?
Personal Submission PT. 2
- Q2 – In 100 words or less, tell us about your personal connection to the video game industry, and how this scholarship would benefit you in your pursuit of a game design career.
Personal Submission PT. 3
- Q3 – We inform every applicant that Vancouver is considered one of the best cities in the world to live, but it’s also an expensive city compared to many others. It can cost you at least C$30,000 a year for basic food, travel, and accommodations. This scholarship will only cover partial school tuition costs. Tell us in your words how you plan to be able to make this opportunity work for you financially for 12 months.
Upon successful completion, applicants will be given a confirmation of completion notification email.