The Cody Sawatsky Memorial Award in Gaming was established in 2017 with generous gifts from the Sawatsky family.
Cody was an engaged and driven SIAT alumnus who was very successful as a video game producer and designer in Vancouver.
One or more awards, valued at a minimum of $1,000, will be granted to a SIAT student who has completed courses in digital game programming, foundational or advanced game design, or other future gaming-related course work and who meet the following criteria:
- are enrolled full-time in a Bachelor's degree program in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT);
- have successfully completed course work in one of the following subject areas within SIAT in the previous term: digital game programming; foundational or advanced game design; or other future gaming-related course work offered in SIAT as part of a Bachelor's degree;
- are in good academic standing; and
- have demonstrated outstanding project work within the completed course work.
Cody's family presents the award to a deserving SIAT student at an intimate event (may take place virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions).