Crystal Green Memorial Scholarship
Blood Assurance is dedicated to serving the needs of each community in which we have the privilege of living and participating each and every day in giving the gift of life. This scholarship fund is dedicated to Crystal Green who was a valiant and loving young woman that set forth the example of kindness and care to all that she met.
Crystal, who graduated from Dade County High School, was a student at Georgia Southern University before suffering a setback with aplastic anemia. After hundreds of hours of platelet transfusions and a bone marrow transplant, Crystal lost her long battle in November 1998, shortly after turning 21. In her honor, Blood Assurance in 1999 established a scholarship fund for high school students seeking to better themselves and aspiring to give back to the communities from which they came.
The program offers a total of twelve (1) one-year scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each. Scholarship money is paid directly to each student's college or university for tuition, fees, and other educational expenses as may be required. Based on the institution's academic schedule, scholarship money will be paid on a semester or quarterly basis. Scholarship applicants will be judged on a written application, high school transcript, school and community service, letters of recommendation, and a marketing plan for a blood drive. The completed applications must be postmarked or submitted online by March 31st.
Financial need is a consideration, as one of the primary goals is to help a student who might not otherwise be able to make it without the assistance. Applicants who have all educational expenses paid through other scholarships and/or grants are ineligible.
Questions about the scholarship? Contact Bonnie Phillips to learn more.
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