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University Of California Irvine Adds Overwatch To Esports Scholarship Program

The University of California Irvine has added Overwatch to their esports scholarship program in the Fall 2017 season. The other scholarship title in the program is League of Legends.

UCI Esports Director Mark Deppe said in a statement..

“We are very excited to take this next step in growing out scholarship program for top games who are also strong students and great members of our community. We look forward to connecting the excitement generated by our competitive teams to advance efforts along our other pillars: Academics, community and entertainment.”

Students chosen for the program will receive “partial scholarships towards the cost of tuition,” as well as access to the university’s “state-of-the-art arena” and physical, academic, and social support.

The campus has achieved must success in the esports world as their Overwatch team placed first in the Tespa Summer Series in 2016.

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