Scholarship Overview

The Scholarship Assistance Program recognizes excellence in blood drive participation and encourages students to donate blood throughout their lives. 

The Scholarship Assistance Program awards scholarships to graduating students from participating schools. Scholarships received from the Scholarship Assistance Program can be used at almost any type of post-secondary institute.

Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2016-2017 Academic Year

What You Need to Know
The following details the necessary steps that must be taken in order for students to be considered for a scholarship. 
Students will need to provide the following three (3) required documents. 
  1. Complete the Application Form
  2. Upload Their Transcripts
  3. Upload Their Letter of Recommendation
All three items must be provided in order to be considered.
Criteria for Scholarship Application
  • Demonstrate outstanding personal leadership among his/her peers by participating in the coordination of a blood drive program at respective high school.
  • Letter of recommendation from the blood drive faculty contact, teacher or principal.
  • Have an unweighted GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale (include transcripts).
  • Will be graduating from high school during this calendar year. 

Official scholarship application and supporting documents must be received via email to by the deadline of March 31, 2017 at 11:59 PM to be considered. Applications received after the deadline will not be processed. 

Selection Process

  • The Selection Committee from the Scholarship Assistance Program will review each application and supporting documents and select the awardees. Please note, applying for a scholarship does not guarantee the applicant will receive a scholarship.
  • Each award will be a minimum amount of approximately $500.
  • Each scholarship awardee is responsible for maintaining their award letter until it is used. Duplicate copies are not sent.

If you have any questions or need assistance with the process please contact The OneBlood Scholarship Assistance Program Team at  


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