University offering $4,000 scholarships to Fortnite players

ASHLAND, Ohio (KTRK) -- You can make money playing video games. Big money. How does a $4,000 scholarship sound?

We are talking about the wildly popular game, Fortnite. Millions of young people are hooked on the game.

Ashland University in Ohio has a competitive e-sports team and in hopes of bringing in some talented players, it is offering gamers the scholarships.
Open tryout dates for the university's e-sports team have yet to be announced.

If you're considering it, admission in the school's undergraduate program with room and board on the Ashland campus goes for $31,284 full-price.
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