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Minecraft Forever Fan Scholarship

Funded by
1 winner$500
Application Deadline
Aug 1, 2024
Winners Announced
Aug 25, 2024
Education Level
Recent scholarship winners

From the seemingly infinite landscapes to the buzzing mobs at night, Minecraft is a game that has captured the hearts and imaginations of millions. The "Minecraft Forever Fan Scholarship" is a commemoration of this blocky universe, tailored for students who've unearthed creativity, innovation, and unending adventures in the vast Minecraft realms.

Do you recall the exhilaration of surviving your first night? The pride in constructing your very first redstone machine? Or maybe the thrill of exploring the End and battling the Ender Dragon? Minecraft is more than just a game; it's a sandbox of possibilities, a canvas for creativity, and a platform for unbounded exploration.

This scholarship celebrates Minecraft's unique ability to foster innovation, collaboration, and a profound connection with players across the globe. It stands as a testament to the stories created, the structures built, and the challenges overcome within its pixelated expanse.

Students from all academic pursuits who've been inspired, challenged, or purely delighted by Minecraft are warmly invited to apply! This scholarship operates on a rolling deadline, so don't wait: like a creeper sneaking up, opportunities are best seized promptly. Delve deep into your virtual experiences, recount your epic Minecraft tales, and elucidate why this game is so much more than just blocks and pixels to you.

(Note: This scholarship is an independent scholarship created by and is not endorsed by or affiliated with Mojang Studios, Microsoft, or any associated entities.)

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Drive, Impact
Rolling Deadline. This scholarship has rolling monthly application deadlines. Students applying earlier will have a greater chance of winning. It'll be awarded on August 25, 2024.
Published August 24, 2023
Essay Topic

While Minecraft offers limitless possibilities, there's always that one particular activity or goal that holds a special place in a player's heart. What's your favorite aspect of the game, and why does it resonate with you so deeply?

200–600 words


When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Aug 1, 2024. Winners will be announced on Aug 25, 2024.