Christina Thompson Meet The Scholarship Winners Of A Contest Based On A Minecraft-Inspired Game By Bill Zeeble • Apr 12, 2016 Bill Zeeble / KERA News Last fall, KERA reported on a new scholarship program at the University of Texas at Dallas. Students could win up to $5,000 solving challenges in a computer game similar to Minecraft. Meet some of the winners. At UT Dallas, You Can Get A Scholarship For Mastering A Game Inspired By Minecraft By Bill Zeeble • Oct 13, 2015 Bill Zeeble / KERA News Millions of kids play the computer game Minecraft. That’s inspired the University of Texas at Dallas to create its own game, something called Polycraft World. Winners get more than bragging rights. They win $5,000 UT Dallas scholarships.