A significant portion of blood needed by our communities is collected at school blood drives.
By donating blood and organizing blood drives at your high school or college, you are helping make sure blood is available when people need it.
We encourage students to become part of our family by volunteering their time or donating blood. To show our appreciation, we offer scholarships to local high school and college students who are involved in organizing blood drives at their schools.
By California law, parent consent forms are required for all 16- and 17-year-old students to donate blood. Your high school's administration decides whether or not parent consent forms are required for students older than 17. Please check with your school's administration regarding your school's policy.
Parent Consent and Zika Virus Research Information
Spanish Parent Consent Form and Zika Virus Research Information
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BloodSource scholarship recipients will be selected from qualified applicants who have chaired or participated on a blood drive committee at their high school. Scholarships will be awarded to applicants who demonstrate commitment to scholastic achievement and improving the quality of life for others. BloodSource will award up to $2,500 to each selected candidate.
All applicants must plan on attending a four-year college/university, a community college or a technical school within one year of high school graduation. Additional eligibility requirements apply. Download the BloodSource College Scholarship Information application below for details.
Application materials must be postmarked by March 31, 2017.
Download the 2016-2017 college scholarship application.