15 $2,000 Scholarships to Attend Mercer Univ.

From Macon.com:

Macon residents may now apply for scholarships to attend Mercer University, according to a city news release.

A city-appointed committee will pick 15 students to receive $2,000 scholarships from the university for undergraduate study in the 2009-2010 academic year. Mercer funds the awards. All applicants must live in the city and attend Bibb County public schools or Mercer University.

Applications are available on the city’s Web site, www.cityofmacon.net/2009-mercer-scholarship, or in the City Council office between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

All applications must be completed and returned no later than June 20. Previous recipients may apply.

Red Cross Scholarship for Students – Bloodstock 2009

What is Bloodstock?
To help avoid any life-threatening blood shortages, the American Red Cross is kicking off Bloodstock 2009. This is a fun program for you – our dedicated high school and college students. The American Red Cross believes that, with your support, we will be better equipped to meet the blood needs of the patients in our community!

How do you qualify to enter Bloodstock?
Bloodstock 2009 drives will be held between May 1 and August 31, 2009 and December 15, 2009 through January 15, 2009. American Red Cross will have a drawing for scholarships for any student that plans and organizes a successful Bloodstock 2009 blood drive! To qualify for the scholarship drawings, a student must plan and organize a blood drive that collects a minimum of 50 units of blood ($2,000 scholarship) or a drive that collects a minimum of 35 units of blood ($1,000 scholarship) from volunteer donors.