Don and Jean Sloan Youth Service Scholarship

Thank you for visiting our 2013 blog about the Don and Jean Sloan Youth Service Scholarship. For updated details about this opportunity, please check out the current YVC grant page.

Have you made a difference in your community
through YVC? We want to honor you with a $500 scholarship!

We are excited to announce that YVC is offering its first ever scholarship for Youth Volunteers. The Don & Jean Sloan Scholarship Fund was created to encourage and reward youth who have served their communities.

Don Sloan has been on YVC’s board since its inception, and he served as the chairman for 15 years. The scholarship is a gift from Don and Jean’s daughter Julie in honor of her parents.


Scholarship requirements:

  • You must be a senior in high school or currently enrolled in a college or university to apply.
  • You must demonstrate good character and leadership.
  • You must have plans to continue volunteering 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 YVC.

Application details:

  • You can download the application here.
  • Applications can be submitted via email to or by mailing to Youth Volunteer Corps, 1025 Jefferson Street, Kansas City, MO 64105.
  • Applications must be delivered or postmarked by April 30.
  • Scholarship will be announced by May 31.

You can find more at We look forward to receiving your application!