Applications open for Jackie Robinson Foundation / PlayStation-MLB The Show Scholarships – PlayStation.Blog

Back again in January Sony Interactive Entertainment, San Diego Studio and the Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) declared a new partnership. We dedicated to donating $1 for each MLB The Demonstrate 21 Collector’s Version sold in the US via December 31, 2024, such as the Jackie Robinson Version, the Jackie Robinson Deluxe Edition, and the Digital Deluxe Version to the Jackie Robinson Foundation. 

All those donations ended up used to build multiple JRF/PlayStation-MLB The Exhibit Scholarships which will present students of color with fiscal guidance to show up at establishments of increased finding out. It was crucial for us to compose a lot more than just a test. 

Applications open for Jackie Robinson Foundation / PlayStation-MLB The Show Scholarships

The partnership with the JRF will contain SIE workers serving as mentors to the JRF/PlayStation Students during their four many years of college, and compensated internships at San Diego Studio for the duration of the JRF Scholars’ junior and senior years. The internships supply actual planet on the position encounter at one particular of the best movie video game studios in the market. We could not be more thrilled to kick off this partnership with Jackie Robinson’s Estate and the Jackie Robinson Foundation.  

How to apply 

Are you a graduating African American substantial faculty senior, with a passion for online video online games? Do you want to work in the video game market after university? Would you like an possibility to intern and function at the San Diego Studio? If the responses to all all those issues are sure, remember to retain studying for more details. 

To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant ought to:

  • Be a graduating, African American superior faculty senior
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Present evidence of fiscal need
  • Demonstrate a history of tutorial excellence 
  • Display management opportunity and a determination to community service
  • Submit an official SAT and/or ACT test exam score from junior or senior 12 months*
  • Strategy to attend an accredited and authorised 4-calendar year faculty inside of the United States or affiliated with a United States-primarily based faculty or college
  • Not possess a diploma from, or be enrolled in, a 2 or 4-calendar year school when applying 

*JRF recognizes the worries of taking standardized exams during the COVID-19 pandemic and will accept PSAT scores. Candidates with NO Test SCORES to post will not be deprived in the selection procedure.

Finished applications need to consist of:

  • Official significant school transcripts
  • One particular letter of advice from a non-spouse and children member

Application connection:

The software deadline is Wednesday, January 12, 2024. All apps and supporting materials have to be been given on or in advance of the deadline. Incomplete programs will not be viewed as. Regional virtual interviews with the semi-finalists will be conducted in the Spring 2024. Scholarship winners will be announced in early summer months of 2024. 

If you have concerns relating to the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship or the software approach, make sure you contact JRF workers at [email protected]

Originally posted 2021-11-11 12:40:20.