VERSION1 PARTNERS WITH CXMMUNITY TO INCREASE REPRESENTATION OF MINORITIES AND MARGINALIZED INDIVIDUALS IN THE GAMING INDUSTRY

The Version1 and Cxmmunity program is specifically designed for Historically Black College and University (HBCU) students who are passionate about pursuing a career in the esports or gaming industry. Version1’s goal is to introduce more students to the various career possibilities that include and go beyond competing or content creation.  

Version1 is offering academic scholarships, staff-to-student mentorship and game day staff opportunities.

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VERSION1 PARTNERS WITH CXMMUNITY TO INCREASE REPRESENTATION OF MINORITIES AND MARGINALIZED INDIVIDUALS IN THE GAMING INDUSTRY

The Version1 and Cxmmunity program is specifically designed for Historically Black College and University (HBCU) students who are passionate about pursuing a career in the esports or gaming industry. Version1’s goal is to introduce more students to the various career possibilities that include and go beyond competing or content creation.  

Version1 is offering academic scholarships, staff-to-student mentorship and game day staff opportunities.

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VERSION1 JOINS CXMMUNITY’S CAREER READINESS PROGRAM

The program offers mentorship from V1 staff to college students interested in exploring a career in gaming and esports after college graduation.

Cxmmunity’s Career Readiness Program is operated entirely by Cxmmunity; Version1 supports students through the direction of the organization.

For more information about Cxmmunity’s Career Readiness Program, contact julian@cxmmunity.co.  

UPCOMING EVENTS

“Cxmmunity is doing incredible work in support of HBCU Esports and empowering underrepresented students, and we are honored to build these programs together.”

– BRETT DIAMOND, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AT VERSION1

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VERSION1’S HBCU ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

Version1 is committed to increasing the representation of minorities and marginalized individuals in the gaming industry. 

In 2021, Version1 awarded four, $5,000 academic scholarships to college freshmen and sophomores attending a HBCU institution during the 2021-2022 academic year. 

By cultivating future generations of skilled workforces, it’s possible to add new avenues to careers in gaming that are accessible to, and safe for, all. The ideal candidate for a Version1 scholarship is passionate about gaming and interested in pursuing an esports or gaming career across a variety of disciplines. Applicants are not required to be affiliated with Cxmmunity.