Scholarship Name:

Project Yellow Light Hunter Garner Video Scholarship (High School Student)

Scholarship Description:

Scholarship offered by Project Yellow Light to high school students.

Award Amount:

 Up to $5,000.00

Number of Scholarships:

Three (3) awards

Application Required:


Official Transcript Required:


References and Letter of Recommendations Required:


Interview Required:


Original Essay Required:


Additional Requirements and Information:

1) Must be a high school junior or senior between the ages of 14 and 20 who will complete graduation requirements by or before July 31, 2018 or 2019; 2) Video, 25-55 seconds long, about the dangers of texting and driving, required; 3) Scholarships awarded as follows:

1st Place: $5,000.00
2nd Place: $2,000.00
3rd Place: $1,000.00


o NO entry will be accepted with footage of a person ACTUALLY texting while driving!

o Primary entrants for the video contest must be a registered member of YouTube in order to submit an entry.

o Contest judges want applicants to address what motivates people to think they can safely text and drive.

o All persons (even animated characters or objects) must wear seat belts.

o If filming from a smart phone, shoot footage horizontally.

o Teams of up to four (4) students permitted.

o Recipients notified NLT June 2018.





Nationwide (US)

Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):

Online application

Additional Applicant Requirements:

Must be a high school junior or senior

Category (Select all that apply):


Web Site:

Point of Contact:

Project Yellow Light
c/o Julie Garner
One Shockoe Plaza
Richmond, Virginia 23219-4132
Telephone: (804) 698-8203

Deadline:   April 1 (receipt date) (annually)

Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).