Epic hands out another $100,000 in educational grants

first_imgEpic hands out another $100,000 in educational grantsSecond round of Unreal Dev Grants funds 10 contributorsRachel WeberSenior EditorWednesday 17th February 2016Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleEpic GamesEpic launched the $5 million Unreal Dev Grants initiative almost a year ago, and today it’s announcing its second round of academic and educational funding for contributors. “A few months ago we awarded more than $75,000 in educational grants to individuals creating outstanding learning resources for Unreal Engine 4,” commented Luis Cataldi, education evangelist at Epic Games. “We couldn’t be happier with the results, and so today we are issuing $100,000 to instructors, tutorial creators, book authors and formal educators whose noteworthy contributions are helping people achieve success with Unreal. Keep it coming, folks. We love and support these amazing efforts.”A list of the recipients of this latest round is below, Andrzej Koloska – $14,000 – Andrzej Koloska – ShooterTutorialBen Tristem – $13,000 – Ben Tristem – Game developer and educatorLeonard Gonzalez – $11,000 – Leonard Gonzalez Environment and visual effects artistLayoutVR – $14,000 – Online community Kenichiro Igari – $11,000 – “Unreal Challenge” program Greg Benicourt – $8,000 – Developer and trainer Nick Marks – $14,000 – Co-founder of UCodeThe following contributors are also being “re-awarded” funds:Tesla Dev – $5,000 – Unreal Engine 4 tutorial provider and trainer for hireRama – $5,000 – Unreal Engine 4 community memberJames Butcher – $5,000 – Senior Games Development lecturer at Staffordshire University Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Daily Update and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesEpic vs Apple – Week One Review: Epic still faces an “uphill battle”Legal experts share their thoughts on the proceedings so far, and what to expect from the coming weekBy James Batchelor 15 hours agoEpic Games claims Fortnite is at “full penetration” on consoleAsserts that mobile with the biggest growth potential as it fights for restoration to iOS App StoreBy James Batchelor 18 hours agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img

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