LOS ANGELES (Jan. 26, 2016) – Square Enix today announced a new creative scholarship fund with a Grand Prize of $10,000, based on its award-winning episodic series LIFE IS STRANGE – the #EverydayHeroes Scholarship Fund. Aimed at students and amateur photographers, the program is accepting entries starting today through February 16, 2016.
Based on the contest that takes place in LIFE IS STRANGE, the #EverydayHeroes Scholarship Fund calls on budding photographers to discover and capture how normal people make the world a better place. By submitting photos of these heroic moments, participants are eligible to win a $10,000 scholarship fund to enhance their artistic endeavors. The top 3 finalists’ photos will be shared across Square Enix social channels, and will be printed, framed and signed by DONTNOD, developers of LIFE IS STRANGE.
For more information on the #EveryDayHeroes Scholarship Fund, including how to submit a photo for consideration, please visit here.
LIFE IS STRANGE follows the story of Max Caulfield, a photography senior who discovers she can rewind time while saving her best friend Chloe Price. The pair soon finds themselves investigating the mysterious disappearance of fellow student Rachel Amber, uncovering a dark side to life in Arcadia Bay. As well as winning Develop’s New Games IP and Use of Narrative awards, the Golden Joystick’s Performance of the Year and The Game Awards’ Games for Impact Award, LIFE IS STRANGE has been the recipient of over 30 Game of the Year awards, and featured in countless top ten lists and reader-voted Game of the Year lists.
LIFE IS STRANGE Limited Edition is now available for PC, Xbox One and PS4 in the US and January 22, 2016 in PAL territories.