We are happy to announce 2021's recipient of the Silvergames Student Scholarship is Louie Maas from Northeastern University, Boston (USA). He made a cool prototype of a HTML fighting game.

We want to thank all participants for their submissions and wish all of you success in your future academic pursuits.

- Your Silvergames.com team


Silvergames.com wants to open doors for you in the gaming industry. We value creativity and individuality, and seek to support new and diverse voices in digital media and gaming. No matter who they are or where they come from. This annual scholarship (of $2,000) is awarded to a student with a passion for games and a critical understanding of its relevance.

To apply, please send in one piece of work. This may be...

- a prototype of a digital game (playable in English)
- an essay on a game-related topic (about 1,500 words)
- a portfolio of concept art and associated gameplay (documented)

Make sure to include your full name and address, name of your university/college and address, your major, expected graduation month & year and your university's administrator (name, contact details).

Please send all submissions as well as any questions to scholarshipnot@notsilvergames.com.

Submissions will be accepted until midnight (CEST) on May 31, 20XX.
The committee's decision will be announced on June 15, 20XX.

The rights to your submission will remain with you. Silvergames.com will not use any elements of it, without your consent and attribution. Once a winner has been selected, the money will be transferred to the university or college of your choosing to be counted towards tuition fees.


All students currently enrolled or about to be enrolled in the coming academic year are eligible for this scholarship. 

About Silvergames.com

Since its inception Silvergames.com has been one of the premier sites for free online gaming. We are dedicated to providing a platform that offers a fun experience for players of all ages and backgrounds. Minecraft gamers and racing fans should feel just as welcome here as the fans of stickman and shooting games. Every day new games are added to the database after undergoing a vetting process. Innovation and technical proficiency are just as important to us as fun and inclusivity.


Winner 2021

Louie Maas from Northeastern University, Boston (USA). He made a cool prototype of a HTML fighting game.


Winner 2019

Anna T.  from Grand Valley State University, Michigan (USA). Her essay, titled Repetition in Context: Leitmotifs in a Videogame Soundtrack, brought an insightful perspective into how the use of music deepens and enhances our gaming experience.