GDC Scholarship applications now open!

November 6, 2017

Applications are now closed. If you applied for a pass, we will be in touch by Friday, November 10 the week of November 13 (sorry, we're swamped!).

DMG members! Interested in attending the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco March 19-23, 2018? Are you a game developer, artist, designer, or maker looking for friendly pack of pals to enjoy the world's largest professional game industry event with? We are thrilled to announce the fourth annual DMG Convoy to GDC!

GDC Conference + Summits Pass Scholarship Program

GDC has donated 25 GDC Conference + Summits passes for DMG members to attend GDC 2018!

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis online starting November 6, 2017 until all passes are allocated. DMG volunteers review applications as they come in, and approve and notify applicants who meet the eligibility criteria within a few days. Once all 25 passes have been allocated, this form will close.


  1. You must be an active, Class A member of DMG as of Nov. 1, 2017. Check your status in your member profile.
  2. You must be able to pay for all of your own travel costs, including flights, hotel, food and local transit.
  3. You must agree to the DMG and GDC codes of conduct.

Check out some other GDC scholarship programs (including one organized by our friends at Pixelles in Montreal!).

Additional Costs

Travel costs (airfare, accommodations, food, etc.) are your responsibility. We realize this can be a significant barrier to participation, but as a tiny non-profit, we are unable to provide additional financial support.

About GDC

GDC will take place March 19-23, 2018 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. It’s the world’s largest and longest-running game industry event, featuring over 400 lectures, panels, tutorials and round-table discussions on a comprehensive selection of game development topics.

Already have your pass? You can still be part of the Convoy. Join our #gdc-convoy-2018 Slack channel for activity planning, buddy system, transit coordination, food recommendations, travel tips + more.