Youth Volunteer Scholarship

Aaron Joel Smith Youth Volunteer Memorial Scholarship

Each year, United Way of the Plains’ Aaron Joel Smith Memorial Youth Volunteer Scholarship rewards three high school students who are active volunteers with United Way of the Plains or nonprofits affiliated with United Way. Scholarships are awarded in the amounts of $5,000, $3,000 and $2,000, and are used during the first year of college. Residents of Sedgwick, Butler, Cowley and Sumner County are eligible to apply.


The 2023 scholarship application closed Jan. 4, 2023, at 5 p.m. Winners will be announced in the spring.


Contact Mark Stump, Director of Community Services, at or (316) 267‑1321.