The Premier Esports Recruiting Platform for College Scholarships

The platform to connect players to
colleges to gain esports scholarships.

Start your journey to a scholarship in esports today.

About Stay Plugged In

With hundreds of colleges and universities on the Stay Plugged In platform, members enjoy regular opportunities - both online and live - to play and cast in front of college coaches and recruiters. Our Recruiters maintain personal relationships with coaches throughout the country. We know which games, positions and support roles they're recruiting and share that knowledge with Stay Plugged In subscribers, providing you the best chance for scholarships. It's never been easier to make a direct connection!

Stay Plugged In is committed to developing you as a player and person. We provide feedback on game play, academic demands and other skills that separate you from the herd and fulfill our promise of Better Person. Better Player. Better Recruit.


In scholarships awarded in 2021


Of player subscribers were connected to at least one college in 2021

6 of 6

Players in a CRL Semi-Final match were recruited through the Stay Plugged In platform

Success Stories

Kiera Greer

Though we're based in the Carolinas, we help shape the future of esports athletes across the country! Hundreds of North America's top colleges use our recruiting platform for their esports scholarship programs.

Our website is dedicated to helping you find your perfect fit so you can become the very best.

You seriously have given me an opportunity I didn't even think was possible... Thank you from the bottom of my heart

Reese Pack

Lump commits to Ottawa University

Just wanted to say, thanks for all the work you're doing and giving students like me, a chance of connecting with colleges.

Zack Snook

Started getting connections to schools and colleges

Thank you guys for all the amazing work. I'd never be where I am without you guys and I am super happy where I'm at.

Tanis Caltrider

Committed to Converse University in Fall 2021






In scholarships





Stay Plugged In has facilitated over $4,500,000 in Esports Scholarships to over 80 students since the beginning of 2021


Of players on the platform have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Interviewed Players

21% Computer Science & 11% Engineering

Out of players who gave their top picks for fields of study

Developing Skills Through Gaming

  • Strong Communication with Teammates
  • Leadership Skills
  • Critical Thinking and Focused Processing
  • Strategizing & Decision Making Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Adversity Overtaking
  • Time Management Skills
  • Competitive Social Skills & Connectivity
  • Strong sense of resilience

Why Stay Plugged In?

Subscriber Only Discord

Subscriber Only Discord

Join our subscriber only community

Leading Recruiting Platform

Leading Recruiting Platform

As voted by the collegiate esports coach community (Esports Foundry)

Educational Panels

Educational Panels

Access to exclusive panels and talks to bring you recruiting tips

Be Noticed

Be Noticed

Compete in events designed to highlight your skill sets in front of recruiters

Access to Recruiting Specialists

Access to Recruiting Specialists

Talk with Recruiting Specialists to help you take your first steps

Everything in one place

Everything in one place

Compete, connect and stay up to date with all things recruiting without ever leaving Stay Plugged In

Recruiting Specialist services are part of our Limited Time Offering that comes with the launch of our new platform.

Terms of service and pricing is subject to change in the future.

Full Dashboard Coming Soon

Create Player Profile

Player Data & Statistics

Locate Events

LAN, Online & Hybrid

Extensive College Database

Players & Colleges Connect





  • Fill out your player profile
  • Follow & Message colleges
  • Sign up and compete in events



Get Recruited!

Simple Pricing







Free 7 Day Trial

Searchable by Colleges

Able to be searched by subscribing colleges via game title, name, gamertag, GPA & location.

Custom Player Profile

Create your own custom player profile to highlight your inside & outside the game skillsets.

Add VODs & Highlights

Add YouTube and Twitch links of your best clips & montages for colleges to see.

Player Profile with Contact Information

Ability to display your contact information for only member & approved collegs on the platform.

College Database

Ability to see the college database and college profile pages for all colleges on the platform.

College Profile with Interaction Buttons

Ability to see and use the interaction buttons such as follow and message directly on the college profile page.

Event Registration

Sign up for recruiting events with colleges watching! Events include weekly cash tournaments, recruiting showcases and LAN events with live colleges present (some events may require a ticket purchase).

Introductory Meetings with a Recruting Specialist

You and your parent can talk directly with a recruiting specialist to define your first steps in your collegiate esports journey.

Continuous Individual Meetings with a Recruting Specialist

You and your parent can talk directly with a recruiting specialist throughout your entire recruiting process. Our experts can help answer questions, help find the right fit college for you and keep you up to date on any opportunities that may fit you.

Featured in Recruiting Content

Featured in recruitng montages, vidoes, and written articles sent directly to colleges to highlight your recent performances!

Unique Content & News

Continuous content that has all recruiting updates on new opportunities & new scholarship opportunities. Also included is educational material to help streamline the recruiting process.

Stay Plugged In Discord

Access to the Stay Plugged In discord server where you can interact directly with Recruiting Specialists and other recruits to stay up to date on all opportunities.

Subscriber Only Discord

Access to a subscriber only discord category where you can interact directly with Recruiting Specialists and other recruits to stay up to date on all opportunities. There will be enhanced educational material, tips & tricks and panel discussions hosted here, as well as subscribed only content to streamline the recruiting process.

Dashboard Features

Receive Notifications

See any new notification in your dashboard inbox for a new profile view, follower, and new message.

Notification Reports

Get continuous dashboard updates via email consisting of new profile views, followers, and new conversations.

Profile View Notifications

Ability to see the the number of notifications with the ID of who they came from.


Ability to see the the number of followers with the ID of who they are.


Ability to see the the number of messages with the ID of who they are & the content of the message.

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