CGStudio, a leading online marketplace for 3D models, has established a scholarship program to help support talented students with an interest in the 3D industry. The topic for our first scholarship is:
“Influential and Inspirational Digital Artists”
Digital art and computer graphics have revolutionized how we interact with the world, from our entertainment to our education and many points in between. We want to hear about how a digital art creator has influenced you. Write an essay about an animator, video game designer, or other person in the digital art field whom you admire. Explain why you admire them and/or how their accomplishments shaped their industry. We want to hear from the future artists (or fans) of our industry - let us know who has positively influenced your life.
Research and write an essay on the following topic: “Influential and Inspirational Digital Artists”
Essay length should be 500 - 1000 words
Essay should be submitted to [email protected] as an attached doc with the filename containing both the first and last name of the entrant, e.g. JOHN_SMITH
Deadline for submission: 11:59 p.m. (GMT -5:00) on April 16, 2018
You must be an active and graduating high school senior, or currently and actively enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate college student
3.0 minimum GPA
Winners will be notified via email and will be announced on this page no later than May 2018.
Terms & Conditions
Eligibility – Employees of CGStudio, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to apply for the Scholarship. Winner will be required to provide proof of enrollment status and GPA upon selection.
Selection of Winner – the applicants will be reviewed and a winner will be selected by representatives of CGStudio. Judging will be based on originality, quality of writing, and impact of the essay on our judges. CGStudio reserves the right to share the content and information of the winning submission and applicant.
Payout of Scholarship – CGStudio will pay the 1st place winner $1,500 and 2nd place winner $1,000 directly to the accredited educational institution they will be attending. Payments will be made via Paypal, direct deposit, or check. Any state taxes applicable to the awarding of the scholarship will be paid from the scholarship amount.
Essays must be wholly the original work of the submitting applicant. Plagiarism will not be tolerated.
About the Company
The platform created for CG people to explore the infinite possibilities of computer graphics. The core concept behind CGStudio is to break down the barriers between CG people for both commercial and personal CG activities. We’ll promote CG products and even our members themselves on CGStudio in order to benefit each other and to help our members obtain and explore new opportunities. CGStudio is proud to be a part of the TurboSquid family of sites including TurboSquid, Free3D, and PixelSquid.