APRU E-Sports Apprenticeship
September 15, 2020

Sponsored by Yesports


Universities have a pivotal role to play in driving the positive and vibrant growth of the e-sports industry. They can do so by building holistic, well-developed e-sports programs on their campuses to support students and future leaders and by becoming synonymous with the future of the e-sports industry through one of these critical components:  business and management, technology and design, performance and health, and socio-economics and policy.  

APRU and Yesports are working together to cultivate an international network of student leaders engaged in a next-generation learning experiences that support them in growing healthy, vibrant e-sports communities and becoming the future leaders of the esports industry.

Through this apprenticeship, APRU and Yesports seek to provide financial resources to students to:

  • Create an immediate impact on students to develop skills in the e-sports industry 
  • Connect students and their communities across borders 
  • Place students in internships and jobs 
  • Build a professional network of apprenticeship alumni 

Apprenticeship Format and Application Process

To apply, fill out this registration form to receive an official application guideline sent by Yesports; students mush finish and submit the application by the deadline. The top applications are chosen by Yesports using criteria determined by the sponsor. Apprenticeship recipients will have a 4-6 week work period at Yesports as part of the contract. The work period will be held during term breaks.   

Deadline is November 16th.

More from Yesports:

Apply for Apprenticeship : https://www.yesportstalents.com/scholarship
Signup for Joining Global Talents Conference: https://forms.gle/n6hLmT4ftvbJ4jou7
Get ticket for Global Talents Conference: https://www.talentsconference.com/ 

Announcement of Apprenticeship Winners

APRU and Yesports will jointly announce the scholarship winners on their respective websites and highlight the students and their expertise. 

About APRU

As a network of leading universities linking the Americas, Asia and Australasia, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) is the Voice of Knowledge and Innovation for the Asia-Pacific region. We bring together thought leaders, researchers, and policy-makers to exchange ideas and collaborate on effective solutions to the challenges of the 21st century. 

We leverage collective education and research capabilities of our members into the international public policy process. Our primary research areas include natural hazards & disaster risk reduction, women in leadership, population aging, global health, sustainable cities, artificial intelligence & the future of work, the Pacific Ocean, e-sports, and labor mobility. 

About Yesports

Yesports, the global O2O hub for talents to meet and connect to international employers and sponsors for unlimited career and business opportunities.  

Yesports is a global “esports +” social media platform where gamers meet celebrities for fun and opportunities to show their talent! It connects game lovers to a dynamic world of resources and people. 

Yesports Talent showcases talents from around the world and provides a platform for connecting to the corporates to maximise marketing synergies. 

Additional Important Information

APRU does not guarantee any of the applications will be successful in obtaining the apprenticeship grant nor does the final amount offered. 

As the apprenticeship grant is provided by Yesports, the recipient(s) maybe subject to additional terms and conditions, not currently listed in this document, as imposed by Yesports APRU does not have any input nor control over any of the terms and conditions as required by Yesports.  The selected recipient(s) should independently decide his/her acceptance of the apprenticeship grant. 


Jackie Wong, Director (Network Programs), APRU [email protected]

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