Apply For Scholarship

Our scholarship funds go towards helping women, people of color, disabled, and lgbtqia+ individuals attend the con. We use it to cover hotel rooms ($139+/night), convention badges ($75), and help with other fees. Depending on the number of applicants, we may be able cover full or partial costs.


  • Scholarship applications are now closed for 2022. We'll re-open applications for the next year in 2023.
  • Determinations and reward disbursement will start August 22, 2022.

For more info including how you can donate to our Scholarship Fund visit Big Bad Con Scholarship

You must be to apply for a scholarship.

Scholarship Application

* required field

Personal Info

We encourage attendees to list their first and last names. However, if for privacy reasons you would like to use another name, enter it here.

Community Standards Agreement

Big Bad Con is committed to cultivating a culture of respect, support, and kindness at both our in-person and online events. We ask that all of our attendees agree to abide by our Community Standards, please take a moment to read them before answering yes below.

Community Standards

Social Media

Where can we connect with you on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. (all optional but we like to connect with people and promote them if possible/desired)

Scholarship Assistance

Please tell us a bit about your experiences in the gaming community and why you would like to attend Big Bad Con.

Thanks for submitting for a scholarship!

Our staff will review your submission, and let you know how much our scholarship fund can help!

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