Eligibility Process

1) You must be a high school senior planning to enter and accredited two or four-year college or university the following fall. It must be a public, or private, not-for-profit institution from which you can receive an associate or bachelor’s degree.

2) You must have a 3.0 GPA and score at least a 20 on the ACT or 950 on the SAT (cumulative).

3) NO applicant will be awarded more than one Crystal Green Memorial Scholarship and the scholarship is non-renewable.

4) Blood Assurance reserves the right not to award the scholarships if no applicant achieves the minimum standards. In addition, Blood Assurance reserves the right to discontinue this scholarship program, provided that any scholarship already awarded will continue, subject to the provisions of the section titled “Scholarship Requirements.”

5) Financial need is a consideration. Applicants who have all educational expenses paid through other scholarship and/or grants are ineligible.

Judging

1) Our scholarship committee will review all applications. The judges will consider all aspects of the application process – the marketing plan, transcript, school and community service, after school employment and letters of recommendation. The judges’ decisions will be final.

2) Any application containing falsified information will be immediately disqualified.

All scholarship recipients will be notified March 31st.

Other Requirements

1) If you are awarded a scholarship, you must begin attending your chosen school within two academic semesters of receiving the scholarship. The money ($1,500) will paid at the beginning of the school year to the school of your choice in your name.

2) You must be enrolled as a full time student as defined by your school.

QUESTIONS?

    Caitlyn Mantooth
    Marketing Coordinator
    Email Caitlyn or call (423) 756-0966


    Application Process 

    1) Applicants must be high school seniors. Students do not have to be blood donors, but donors will be given special consideration.

    2) Responses to all questions should be submitted online by February 1, 2018.  All scholarship recipients will be notified March 31.

    3) Each student must complete the below application AND submit the following to be considered:

    MARKETING PLAN PRESENTATION

    Write a detailed Marketing Plan for a new blood drive promotion. Create a PowerPoint or Prezi presentation to describe your marketing plan and your plan of execution. If we use your blood drive plan at a drive, we will give you a $200 bonus!

    You must include:

    • Name and theme of your blood drive
    • Date, time and location of the blood drive
    • How you would utilize media in your area What incentives will you offer donors (T-shirt, hats, etc.). Note: Giveaway cannot be monetary compensation.
    • Social media campaign for blood drive Note: The more visuals the better! Creativity, fun, and originality will attract more donors to your drive and show us you put a lot of thought into it.

    Submission Instructions:

    Submit your presentation to Caitlyn Mantooth at caitlynmantooth@bloodassurance.org.

    LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION

    Secure two letters of recommendation. At least one of your letters must be from an academic reference. You may use two academic references. If someone outside of your school writes one of your recommendations, it cannot be a personal friend or family member. It must be from someone who can attest to your work ethic and character such as a coach, pastor or employer.

    Submission Instructions:

    Submit your presentation to Caitlyn Mantooth at caitlynmantooth@bloodassurance.org.

    TRANSCRIPT

    Obtain an official high school transcript that includes your grades from your most recent completed semester.

    Submission Instructions:

    Submit your presentation to Caitlyn Mantooth at caitlynmantooth@bloodassurance.org.


     
     

    APPLICATION 

    Please fill out the following application to be considered to receive the Crystal Green Memorial Scholarship.

    Name: *
    Name:
    Address: *
    Address:
    Date of Birth: *
    Date of Birth:
    Address of High School: *
    Address of High School:
    Date of Senior Awards Program:
    Date of Senior Awards Program:
    (Minimum Score for Eligibility: 20)
    (Minimum Score for Eligibility: 950)
    I understand I must submit two Letters of Recommendation to Caitlyn Mantooth (caitlynmantooth@bloodassurance.org) with my application in order to be considered for the Crystal Green Memorial Scholarship. *
    I understand I must submit a Marketing Plan PowerPoint presentation or Prezi presentation (as detailed above) to Caitlyn Mantooth (caitlynmantooth@bloodassurance.org) with my application in order to be considered for the Crystal Green Memorial Scholarship. *
    I understand I must submit a copy of my High School Transcript to Caitlyn Mantooth (caitlynmantooth@bloodassurance.org) with my application in order to be considered for the Crystal Green Memorial Scholarship. *