Bethesda makes a 100K Donation To The ESA

This is a very interesting move.


Bethesda Contributes $100,000 to the ESA Foundation

Record-breaking Donation Will Empower the Next Generation of Video Game Developers

WASHINGTON – December 8, 2017 – Anastasia Staten, executive director of the ESA
Foundation, issued the following statement today thanking Bethesda for its $100,000
donation to the Foundation’s Computer and Video Game Scholarship Program.

“Thank you, Bethesda, for this generous gift. Your donation will transform and
expand opportunities for women and minority students pursuing their dream of a
computer science or video game arts degree, and it will help the ESA Foundation
continue its mission of fostering diversity, gender balance, and inclusion in the
video game industry and empowering the next generation of video game developers.”

Established in 2007, the ESA Foundation Computer and Video Game Scholarship Program
has awarded nearly $1 million in scholarships to more than 300 women and minority
students across the US. Beginning in 2018, the ESA Foundation will further support
its scholarship recipients through a mentorship program, connecting them with past
foundation scholars and video game industry professionals. The learn more about the
scholarship program, please visit [].