Playing League of Legends can now get you a college scholarship. Robert Morris University Illinois has announced that they are the first accredited university to add an online video game eSport to their athletic program and to offer scholarships for playing.
“Robert Morris University has always been at the forefront of providing opportunities for a diverse student population with different interests and skills. League of Legends is a competitive, challenging game which requires significant amount of teamwork to be successful.”
Qualified gamers can earn scholarships that would give them up to 50% tuition and 50% room and board.