Colleges to offer more scholarships to gamers

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Collegiate sports scholarships aren't just for athletes anymore. It's time for football scholarships to make some room as e-sports are now coming into play.

All over the country, universities are starting to see the skill and benefit of offering gaming facilities and scholarships to students applying to college. The growing popularity of competitive gaming has led some universities to field their own eSports teams. While college gaming clubs are nothing new, the use of financial incentives to attract top players is a major upgrade.

Take a look at the video to see if these colleges may be the right fit for you.

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The highest-paying college major in every state

Alabama

Chemistry - $102,153

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Alaska

General Engineering - $131,095

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Arizona

Zoology - $105,203

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Arkansas

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Administration - $130,207

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California

Health and Medical Preparatory Programs - $124,269

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Colorado

Petroleum Engineering - $179,206

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Connecticut

Economics - $104,165

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Delaware

Mechanical Engineering - $99,332

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Washington, D.C.

Economics - $104,165

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Florida

Health and Medical Preparatory Programs - $114,582

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Georgia

Health and Medical Preparatory Programs - $92,775

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Hawaii

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Administration - $112,644

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Idaho

Zoology - $133,637

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Illinois

Health and Medical Preparatory Programs - $116,875

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Indiana

Health and Medical Preparatory Programs - $114,701

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Iowa

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Administration - $114,582

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Kansas

Chemistry - $78,124

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Kentucky

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Administration - $126,480

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Louisiana

Zoology - $113,952

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Maine

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Administration - $131,095

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Maryland

Health and Medical Preparatory Programs - $121,011

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Massachusetts

Health and Medical Preparatory Programs - $105,037

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Michigan

Health and Medical Preparatory Programs - $126,053

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Minnesota

Business Economics - $88,541

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Mississippi

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Administration - $108,332

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Missouri

Zoology - $109,414

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Montana

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Administration - $107,186

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Nebraska

Chemistry - $72,607

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Nevada

Biology - $82,060

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New Hampshire

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Administration - $129,233

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New Jersey

Health and Medical Preparatory Programs - $118,997

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New Mexico

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Administration - $123,294

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New York

Health and Medical Preparatory Programs - $110,937

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North Carolina

Health and Medical Preparatory Programs - $115,761

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North Dakota

Biology - $67,836

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Ohio

Health and Medical Preparatory Programs - $106,500

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Oklahoma

Petroleum Engineering - $142,707

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Oregon

Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering - $107,508

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Pennsylvania

Health and Medical Preparatory Programs - $122,019

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Rhode Island

Chemistry - $96,284

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South Carolina

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Administration - $123,070

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South Dakota

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Administration - $122,884

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Tennessee

Zoology - $114,884

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Texas

Petroleum Engineering - $166,665

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Utah

Zoology - $121,011

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Vermont

Electrical Engineering - $105,988

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Virginia

Health and Medical Preparatory Programs - $119,790

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Washington

Health and Medical Preparatory Programs - $117,764

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West Virginia

Chemistry - $80,674

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Wisconsin

Health and Medical Preparatory Programs - $226,163

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Wyoming

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Administration - $115,969

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