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The Don and Jean Sloan Youth Service Scholarship is awarded through Youth Volunteer Corps Headquarters. The $1,000 scholarship is open to active YVC volunteers who have demonstrated excellence in volunteerism and leadership and who are committed to making a difference in their communities.

Requirements:
  • Must be a Youth Volunteer with a Youth Volunteer Corps program.
  • Must be a senior in high school or a first-year college/university student to apply.
  • Must demonstrate good character and leadership.
  • Must have plans to continue volunteer service in college and beyond.
  • Preference will be given to Youth Volunteers who have completed at least 100 hours of service during a two-year period with any YVC program throughout the U.S. or Canada.
Criteria:

Scholarship recipients will be selected based on community service activities and volunteer work with YVC, as well as demonstration of leadership

What You Need:
  • Scholarship application submitted by April 30. Please ensure that your application is submitted successfully—you will be redirected to a page thanking you for submitting your application to confirm that your application was successfully submitted.
  • Two references (not family members) who fill out the Reference Form by April 30 (you are responsible for ensuring that their reference arrives on time).
  • If you live in Canada, you can use this Canadian Grade Point Average Converter to convert your grades to the U.S. standard.
Applications and references must be submitted by April 30.

Questions about the application process? Contact Amanda Moser at amoser@yvc.org or 816-472-9822.

Don and Jean Sloan Scholarship Application

  • (Scholarship Finalists may be requested to submit a high school transcript if not provided with this application.) *Need help converting your grades to the U.S. GPA system? Try using this calculator: http://www.foreigncredits.com/Resources/GPA-Calculator/
  • Please enter only YVC volunteer hours here. You will have the opportunity to list other volunteer hours elsewhere.
  • Please list only volunteer activities organized by YVC here. If you prefer to upload a file with your YVC hours, please do so in the next question.
  • Use this field to upload a file with your YVC volunteer hours instead of listing them above if desired. If you already listed them above, there's no need to upload a file.
  • Please list only volunteer activities NOT organized by your local YVC program here.
  • Recommendations must be from two people not related to applicant.

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