December 7th, 2017 | by CollegeAD

The history of eSports continues to write itself, as media giants such as ESPN and Turner broadcast eSports tournaments and competitions where major cash is on the line. More and more schools have begun developing programs and degrees for students that wish to pursue a career in this industry, from degrees in the business of eSports to the design and development of video games themselves. They are granted based on the student’s athletic ability and how they can contribute to the team. A coach decides how much a student receives in scholarship (and which students receive them). Rules and regulations of collegiate sports, including scholarships, are implemented by both the NCAA and the NAIA. Both associations offer athletic scholarships to students so that scholarships are not solely based off the athletic department budget. – Mai-Hanh Nguyen, Business Insider. Read More.

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