2017 Tissue Donation Awareness Scholarship

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 to Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Open to eligible high school juniors and seniors, and college students, in specific South Texas Counties

Amount: $1,000

Topic: Submit a creative 2-3-minute video that displays the importance of joining the Donate Life Registry as well as the role that TISSUE DONATION has in affecting people’s lives. The video should be in a commercial/ public service announcement type of format, and the goal is to persuade viewers to help others by joining the registry.

Contest Begins: Feb. 1, 2017
Deadline: May 31, 2017
Winner Announced: June 9, 2017

Eligibility: All entrants must be a high school junior or senior, or a college student, and must be enrolled in the 2017-2018 school year within specific Texas counties. Click here for a list of eligible counties.

Submitting Your Video Packet:
1. Upload your video to YouTube and mark it as "Unlisted"
2. Email the following here

  • Completed Scholarship Application Form (download it here)
  • Upload your signed Assignment of Copyright Form (download it here)
  • Link to your YouTube video

Any incomplete packet or any packet submitted after 11:59 p.m., on May 31, 2017, will not be eligible for the scholarship prize. 

How we select a winner:
Only videos submitted by May 31, 2017, will be eligible for the scholarship. GenCure employees will be selected as judges to review and judge the video submissions. The judges will select a winner based on how closely the applicant stayed on topic, accuracy of facts and the applicant’s creativity. The winner will be notified by phone at the number listed on the winner’s application form by June 9.

Questions? Please email us here or call 210-731-5566.