The RIG Future Academy Scholarship 

Gaming is more than just fun. Gaming is sport. Playing your best takes passion for practice and commitment to learning, traits that help you succeed in game and in life. RIG and Nacon are proud to equip players who have the drive to be better with the tools they need for both gaming and academic growth. The RIG Future Academy Scholarship is designed to help students on their way to academic success. 

Applications OPEN on August 14, 2023.

Scholarship Amount

THREE (3) $5,000 scholarships to be awarded. 

Eligible Recipients

High school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students in accredited U.S. colleges and universities who reside in the United States. 

Scholarship Prompt

Students can apply in ONE of two ways: 

  • Essay – Write an essay of 300 words or more describing how gaming has helped you in academics; or 
  • Video – Create a 2-minute video on how gaming has helped you in academics, and share it on social media tagging us @RIGgaming and using #RIGFutureAcademy (YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Threads, TikTok or Twitch). 

Scholarship Deadline

Monday, October 9, 2023 

About RIG 

RIG is a premium gaming accessory brand and the leader in tournament audio for professional gaming. RIG introduced the first stadium-class esports headset in 2012 and is trusted by sound stage professionals, team coaches and pro players during league and live events worldwide. The brand’s mission is to develop next generation gear for competitive gamers, esports players and streamers. In 2020, RIG was acquired by NACON, a leading video game developer and designer of premium gaming accessories, including the Compact and Revolution series of game controllers for console and PC.

Terms and conditions apply