The ACM Games Academy Scholarship rewards one Games Development student at ACM Guildford, ACM London or ACM Birmingham with support for up to 3 years of study, worth £27,000.

For your application, you will put together a three minute video explaining; why you have chosen this specific course and what winning this scholarship would mean to you.

This will also include evidence of your current or previous involvement in the games, any music, media or artwork that you have created for a gaming project and any future plans/ project that you are working on within the gaming industry.

Application process

How To Apply:

  1. For this, you must be a 2021 Degree entrant to a Games Development course at either ACM Guildford, London or Birmingham (this means locked in firm on UCAS and your ACM contract sent back!). If you’re not currently a student at ACM, fear not, simply follow the instructions on our Apply page to get your ACM journey started. Applicants to the relevant ‘Level 0’ / Foundation Year precursors at ACM Guildford will also be accepted.
  2. Send an email to with the subject line “ACM Games Academy Scholarship Submission from Your Name”. Make sure the email contains a link to a video that captures your very best capabilities.

Video Tips:

  • Be sure to introduce yourself – we want to know who you are!
  • Explain to us all about your history and what your ambitions are.
  • Tell us what winning the Scholarship would mean to you.
  • Don’t worry about the quality of your video production, we just want to know about you and your aspirations! 
  • Entries must be received by 31/07/2021.

After your email submission, entries will be shortlisted by a panel of ACM judges, before being reviewed by the specific scholarship panel, when the winner will be announced.

From all of us at ACM we wish you the very best of luck!