Tissue Donation Awareness Scholarship

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Each year, GenCure, a subsidiary of BioBridge Global, administers the Tissue Donation Awareness Scholarship. Open to eligible high school juniors and seniors, and college students in South Texas counties, this scholarship helps to provide a portion of funds for a student's college tuition.

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 Donate Life Registry.

Contest Begins: Feb. 1, 2018
Deadline: May 31, 2018
Winner Announced: June 8, 2018

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.

Submission:
1. Upload your video to YouTube and mark it as "Unlisted"

2. Complete the Scholarship Application Form (download it here)

3. Complete the Assignment of Copyright Form (download it here)

4. Click below to email all the above forms and the link to your YouTube video

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Any incomplete packet or any packet submitted after 11:59 p.m., on May 31, 2018, will not be eligible for the scholarship prize. 

How we select a winner:
Only videos submitted by May 31, 2018, 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, the 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 8, 2018.

Need more information about tissue donation? Here are some resources for you:

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

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PDF icon 2018 Scholarship Program Flyer01/25/2018