Annual Student Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?

$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

Closing dates for applications

Next: 31 December 2022

31st of December each year.

Length of award

Both current students and rising freshmen are eligible for this scholarship. The $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to one student and the money will be transferred to their University to go towards the tuition fee.

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

Out of gratefulness to community, and to help foster the next generation of digital media developers, we decided to give a hand to students who are working to build the future of this field and thus established an annual Student Scholarship with which we give away $1,500 every year to one  student.

Selection criteria

In order to participate in the scholarship content, applicants must meet the following criteria;
Must be currently attending University or college (or set to attend) during the 2017 calendar year.
Must be in good standing with current or prospective institution.
Must apply to the content via email, providing name, address, university name, major and your expected graduation month and year.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

The work will remain the student's property. CrazyGames will only consider the work for this scholarship, and will not use it for any other purposes. The student wholly reserves the right to submit this work to other bodies and publish it elsewhere. 

How do students apply?

To apply, applicants need to submit one piece of work. There are no limits on the form of this work. Examples of work would be a game prototype, an essay related to games, an overview of game development technologies, and so forth.
All submissions (including game prototypes, essays, digital graphics or technical overviews) should be submitted via email to:

Application Form

How and when do students learn of the decision?

A winner will be chosen by the 15th January

Decision makers

The student will be chosen based on their creativity in and commitment to digital media and game development. The choice will be made by a scholarship committee of 2 game publishing experts, and 2 game developers. 

History or background of award

Our mission at is to let people enjoy innovative in-browser gaming experiences. That is only possible thanks to the countless game developers, digital designers, and software engineers whose creativity and passion allows us to provide thousands of free games. 

Additional information

Our founder Raf Mertens is a Stanford alumni who is passionate about computer science and using those skills in a creative way. You can read more about him here -

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact

Katie Green
Scholarships Coordinator
Leuven, Belgium


Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently. The administrator of this record last updated this information in January 2021.