Emergency need for all blood types! Please check HERE to find a blood drive or donor center near you.

Emergency need for all blood types! Please check here to find a blood drive.

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Community Foundation

High School Scholarships

The LifeSouth Community Foundation is proud to award $500 scholarships to graduating seniors.

Congratulations to these scholarship winners!

Ava Whitmire

Ava Whitmire

Hometown:
Madison, AL

High School:
Lindsay Lane Christian Academy

Quote:
“Overall, I loved getting to connect with students and my community through our blood drive event. Not only did we get to help save lives, but we also brought the community together.”

Bryson Bishop

Bryson Bishop

Hometown:
Muscle Shoals, AL

High School:
Florence High School

Quote:
“I have been consistent in donating blood this year. I vocalize to a lot of my friends, peers, and family that donating blood is a very important way of helping your community and the people that are in need of it.”

Alyson Cain

Alyson Cain

Hometown:
Gainesville, FL

High School:
Buchholtz High School

Quote:
“The act of donating blood is so small, but does so much for the community. You could sit howe and watch a movie, or do while donating blood. Why not donate?”

Reese Franklin

Reese Franklin

Hometown:
Piedmont, AL

High School:
Piedmont High School

Quote:
“I have donated multiple times, and I am aware of the tremendous importance of donation. I tried to emphasize how important especially in the era of coronavirus it is to donate blood.”

High School Scholarships

The LifeSouth Community Foundation is proud to award $500 scholarships to graduating senior students through an application process. Students who help coordinate and promote at least one successful LifeSouth blood drive between August 1 and April 30 of their senior year are eligible to apply.

General Information

  • Student applicants will help recruit donors and help coordinate at least one blood drive. During the school year, it may be a drive on the school campus or a community-based drive.
  • Student must be in their senior year of high school at an accredited state educational facility and graduate on time at the end of their senior year.
  • Students will work with their school administration and LifeSouth to organize and promote the blood drive(s).
  • Students are encouraged to use their leadership skills and creative means to publicize the need for blood donations.
  • Student must utilize the scholarship to continue their education starting in the fall semester following graduation at an accredited 2-year, 4-year or professional trade school. Scholarship funds will be sent directly to the educational institution that the student designates.
  • Applications are accepted throughout the school year until April 30.

How to apply:

Interested? Have questions?
Contact Brite Whitaker at bbwhitaker@lifesouth.org or call 352-224-1728.