AcadArena Scholarship Awardees for September 2021 Cycle Announced

The first cycle of AcadArena Scholarships, Aid & Powerups concluded last October 15th. This diverse and accessible financial aid program is awarded monthly to student gamers in need as we seek to empower them in their #NotJustPlay journeys—whether that be through assisting their families amidst these trying times, contributing to academic literature about gaming, uniting communities through content, or being role models and beacons of representation.

Join us in congratulating the ten (10) awardees:

Globe-AcadArena Good Game Grant - Family, ₱15,000 each

  1. John Michael So, Catanduanes State University
  2. Jomenic Mayo, Polytechnic University of the Philippines

Globe-AcadArena Good Game Grant - Study, ₱10,000

  1. Louren Taguinod FEU Institute of Technology - Manila

AcadArena Women in Esports (AWE), ₱15,000 each

  1. Maura Aurel Yap, University of the Philippines Diliman
  2. Cherrylyn Pedrajas, University of San Agustin - Iloilo

Creator Grant by Twitch Student, ₱15,000 each

  1. Danica Binay-an, Saint Louis University Baguio
  2. Leo Shane Rubino, University Of Northern Philippines - Laboratory Schools

Logitech G Gear Aid, Logitech G Peripheral Sets

  1. Kurt Nathaniel Sumalinog, Centro Escolar University
  2. Christhian Roldan, City of Mandaluyong Science High School
  3. John Emmanuel Moreno, St. Dominic College of Asia

“Congratulations to all the awardees. We at AcadArena feel blessed to be able to touch the lives of students through gaming,” Ariane Lim, Co-founder and Co-CEO of AcadArena shares. “This is just the beginning. We hope students, schools and brands alike can come together in our mission for years to come.”

With the rise of cryptocurrencies, NFTs, and play-to-earn, AcadArena has also launched the first of its kind Axie Student Scholarship program as a new innovation for student gamers to #PlayToGrad and enable themselves financially. 

Applications for the October-November cycle of monthly scholarships are underway and available via bit.ly/AAScholarships2021 up until November 15, 2021, 8:00PM (PST). Join us and become the next campus gaming scholar through AcadArena! 

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