eSports at Southwestern provides an arena in which students can enjoy playing video games in competition with each other, and with students from other colleges. The sport has grown rapidly in the past few years to include teams from schools and colleges in the USA and from around the world. The eSports activity grant is housed in the Division of Communication, Computer Science, and English. This division offers an academic major in video games, but the grant is not limited to students in that major, or that division. Any student in any major can receive a grant or join as a general participant.
Esports at Southwestern provides an arena in which students can enjoy playing video games in competition with each other, and with students from other colleges. Southwestern offers annual renewable grants of up to $5,000 provide for membership as a "participant" or as a "competitor" on the Esports team. All grant recipients must maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average, and must abide by the eSports sportsman-like conduct agreement.