The folks at EVO—the biggest community of competitive fighting game players on the planet—are handing out $20,500 in scholarships to selected university students.

They picked the winning students from a pool of over 500, EVO's reps write on Shoryuken. UNLV student Dillon Jay Hageman will receive $10,000; Stanford graduate student Andrew Dotey Jr. will receive $10,000; and Ringling student Christina Auo will get $500.

Check out Shoryuken for chunks of each winner's essay.