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Leaders Save Lives Scholarship Program

The American Red Cross is giving away scholarships!

Leaders Save Lives is a scholarship opportunity for high school and college students. You will gain a meaningful leadership and community service experience by hosting a lifesaving blood drive. In addition, you may become eligible to earn a gift card and an automatic tier upgrade for the High School Leadership Program.

 

How do I sign up?

Sign up here to host a blood drive

You will be contacted by an American Red Cross account manager.

 

What do students have to do?

You will help save lives by recruiting your friends and family to schedule appointments to give blood. Your blood drive must be scheduled during the summer or winter when school is out of session during one of the two program time frames:

  • Summer program: June 1 - Aug. 31, 2016
  • Winter program: Dec. 15, 2016 - Jan. 15, 2017

 

Who is eligible to participate as a blood drive coordinator?

All high school and college students are eligible. 

 

How can I win a scholarship?

If your blood drive collects a minimum of 25 pints, then you will be entered to win a scholarship! The scholarship drawings are based on a tier level.

Number of pints
collected at blood drive
 

Scholarship drawing amount

Summer 2016 Program

Scholarship drawing amount

Winter 2016-17 Program

25 - 59 pints

$1,000 (six drawings)

$1,000 (four drawings)

60 - 99 pints

$1,500 (two drawings)

$1,500 (one drawing)

100+ pints

$2,500 (two drawings)

$2,500 (one drawing)

 

How can I earn a gift card?

If your blood drive collects a minimum of 25 pints, then you will earn a gift card! The gift card amount is also based on a tier level.

Number of pints
collected at blood drive

Gift card amount

25 - 59 pints

$50

60 - 99 pints

$100

100+ pints

$200

 

How can I earn achievements for the High School Leadership Program?

If your blood drive collects a minimum of 25 pints, then you are eligible for an automatic tier upgrade for the High School Leadership Program. After your blood drive collects at least 25 pints, visit the High School Leadership Program website and log the activity. 

 

Registration Form

Fill out this registration form if you are interesting in learning more about the Leaders Save Lives program.

 

Additional Resources

Winter program

Looking for summer 2016 program infomarmation? Click here.