Community Foundation of St. Joseph County

South Bend Medical Foundation "High School Heroes" Scholarship

South Bend Medical Foundation "High School Heroes" Scholarship


  • Have donated at least two units of blood to the South Bend Medical Foundation during high school career
  • Must attend a St. Joseph or Elkhart County high school that hosts at least one blood drive per year with South Bend Medical Foundation
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Must complete the FAFSA
  • Must intend to pursue a full-time associate or baccalaureate course of study at an accredited public or private college or university


  • $1,000 per year for up to four years


  • One new award per year


  • March 1


Application for 2015 will be available Fall 2014.

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All application forms must be typewritten and submitted in hard copy form, according to the instructions found on each scholarship form. No online submissions will be accepted.