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Fighting Game Community Gives Out $20,500 In Student Scholarships

The folks at EVO — the biggest community of competitive fighting game players on the planet — are handing out $US20,500 in scholarships to selected university students.

They picked the winning students from a pool of over 500, EVO’s reps write on Shoryuken. UNLV student Dillon Jay Hageman will receive $US10,000; Stanford graduate student Andrew Dotey Jr will receive $US10,000; and Ringling student Christina Auo will get $US500.

Check out Shoryuken for chunks of each winner’s essay.