Let your esport talents help finance your education

You're already interested in participating in esports while in college, so why not get some financial aid while having fun?

Here at Morningside College you can earn up to $5,000 per year in a talent award for your esports knowledge and skill level. Keep in mind, students are only able to receive one talent award.

To be eligible for a talent award you just need to identify esports under the "Talent Award" section when completing the application or by notifiying your admissions counselor. You will need to then schedule a portfolio showing, either in person on a Campus Visit (preferred) or by submitting a video recording (preferably using of yourself playing two different matches of any of the games below to Head Coach Dean Stevens at

  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch
  • Heroes of the Storm
  • Rocket League
  • Counter Strike: Global Offensive

In addition to the portfolio showing, you will need to schedule an interview with Coach Stevens, either in person or via Skype.


If you have any questions or would like help setting up your portfolio showing and interview, contact your admissions counselor, call the Office of Admissions at 712-274-5511 or message our admissions team and we will help you along every step of the way!

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