pokemonA renowned titan of Twitch streaming has teamed up with Intel Inspire and AVGL to pay college tuition for a few lucky gamers. For a chance to win one of ten $10,000 scholarships, potential gamers must apply through the AVGL website.

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“I know how difficult it is to manage Class+Gaming,” Pokemon said on its Twitter page. In support of gamers from disadvantaged backgrounds, Twitch streamers have set up a plan that will split $100,000 among ten lucky winners. To apply for one of the scholarships, prospective students must submit a 1-2 minute video highlighting and explaining their background within gaming and their goals as a gamer. The competition is open only to those studying in the US or Canada, but various levels of education are accepted, as long as the applicant is planning to attend college in the fall of 2022. This includes high school juniors, seniors, college enrollees and graduates. student.


The scholarships are self-funded by both AVGL and Pokimane, with each participant giving $50,000 respectively to create a $50,000 scholarship fund. The scholarship and its delivery will be managed by Scholarship America, and is one of several eSports scholarships or university programs. Opportunity is available till December 31, 2021.

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Pokemon has been praised by members of the streaming community and other popular streamers for joining this scholarship. Ariyasaki, Dr Disrespect and QuarterZ responded to Pokemon’s Twitter post, praising their fellow content creators for “giving back” to their fans. AVGL praised the streamer on the application page for the scholarship, citing his streams as a place for “positive, supportive experiences.”

This isn’t the first time Pokemon has made news. Earlier this week, she made news for calling out an overly obsessed fan who had taken extreme measures to spam Pokémon’s Twitch chat with offensive questions about her and her friends. Last month, Pokemon was announced as the co-founder and chief creative officer of RTS. Backed by Endeavor, RTS aims to “fix” the gaming and esports industry, focusing on maker business models, brand deals and esports strategies. The move was highlighted by Pokemon as “the biggest announcement ever”. [her] livelihood.”

With Twitch reporting more than two billion clockwork in October alone, it’s a platform with a clear amount of power, and its biggest streamers share somewhat in that power. Through his wealth and influence, Pokemon has given his fans the opportunity to support his education and take his education to the next level. While $10,000 is not enough to pay for a full college tuition, it is certainly a huge amount and something that can support anyone in the pursuit of their educational goals.

Source: Pokimane | Intel Inspires

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