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The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences has announced the winners of its annual scholarship program, awarded by the AIAS Foundation.

Chris Kerr, News Editor

August 20, 2015

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The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences has announced the winners of its annual scholarship program, awarded by academy's philanthropic arm, the AIAS Foundation.

Each year four recipients are awarded a cut of the $10,000  Randy Pausch and Mark Beaumont Scholarship Funds, however, this year, each winner will also receive a complimentary pass to the 2016 D.I.C.E. Summit and 19th D.I.C.E. Awards show. 

This year's winners, Sumeet Khobare, Lauren Scanlan, Debanshu Singh, and Ryan Sligh, have each been granted a $2,500 share of the fund, with Don Daglow, president of 4thRing Inc. and AIAS Foundation president, commending the group's shared commitment towards "building great games."

"Their interests, specialties, schools and career plans are all very different, but they share a commitment to building great games in our constantly growing and evolving creative industry," said Daglow.

"I am excited to see where their professional journeys bring them, and the exciting products they will in turn help bring to the world."

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Chris Kerr

News Editor, GameDeveloper.com

Game Developer news editor Chris Kerr is an award-winning journalist and reporter with over a decade of experience in the game industry. His byline has appeared in notable print and digital publications including Edge, Stuff, Wireframe, International Business Times, and PocketGamer.biz. Throughout his career, Chris has covered major industry events including GDC, PAX Australia, Gamescom, Paris Games Week, and Develop Brighton. He has featured on the judging panel at The Develop Star Awards on multiple occasions and appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss breaking news.

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