1,000 Dreams Fund, a not-for-profit that supports the dreams of talented young women in need with scholarships, mentorship and other critical resources, has teamed up with HyperX and Skillshot Media to launch the 2024 BroadcastHER Academy Fellowship Programme for Women in Esports & Gaming.

You have until June 14th to enter the BroadcastHER Academy Challenge to be considered for the fellowship programme. Find out more about the Challenger here – https://1000dreamsfund.org/broadcasther-academy-challenge-2024/

The BroadcastHER Academy was launched to help provide women greater access to training opportunities in the industry.

1,000 Dreams Fund Founder and CEO Christie Garton said: “We are thrilled for the return of our BroadcastHER Academy, offering our selected Fellows an unparalleled career accelerator program in an industry where women remain under-represented.

“Thanks to our partners, HyperX and Skillshot Media, we are able to provide our Fellows with an experiential learning opportunity in the esports and gaming industry that can also open doors to employment. We’ve seen some incredible things happen for our previous Fellows after completing the program.”

Five women will be announced to the BroadcastHER Academy for one year. Applicants will be selected based on the quality of their application which includes a proposed plan for what they hope to accomplish by the end of the programme. Fellows will have access to additional pop-up experiences and learning opportunities with partners throughout the program year, whether live events, conferences, and tournaments.

All Fellows will additionally receive:

  • Laptop provided by supporting partner MSI from their Prestige, Creator, & Summit lines to bridge access to critical hardware (up to $1,700 value);
  • $500 grant from 1DF to further their education;
  • A resume review and consultation, provided by recruitment specialist Hitmarker;
  • One 60-minute mentor session with an executive from one of the partners by video conference. Matches made based on skills and career interests of both the mentor and mentee;
  • The program,e will include an all-expense paid trip for winners to the Skillshot Media facility in Atlanta to shadow the Skillshot and Ghost Gaming teams, and will include:
    • A comprehensive hands-on tour
    • Time with the broadcast unit to learn about the broadcast operations
    • Lunch or dinner with a 1DF or Skillshot Media and/or Ghost Gaming executive or broadcast professional
    • Opportunity to call a game in a professional broadcast booth
    • Video reel, and/or the work streamed live through the 1,000 Dreams Fund channel on Twitch

To Apply: BroadcastHER Academy applicants will enter via a photo challenge that showcases the applicants’ breadth and depth of talent, commitment, and interest in esports and gaming as a career on the 1DF microsite: https://1000dreamsfund.org/programs/broadcasther-academy-challenge-2024/

Women over 18 years-old, who are based in the US, can apply. Winners will be announced on July 12th.