Since the inception of AYBC in 2013, the nonprofit has donated more than $200,000 to youth in BTC Bank’s service areas. Funds are used to support youth development and leadership opportunities.

Applying for Scholarships

BTC Bank Presidents Memorial Scholarship –

This $5,000.00 one-time scholarship was established to honor past presidents of BTC Bank and to help prepare the next generation of finance and agriculture leaders.

To apply, you must meet the following requirements:

  1. Be a High School Senior within the BTC Bank service area who has exhibited academic achievement.
  2. Plan to enroll in a full-time course of study at a college or university majoring in finance, agriculture or closely related field.
  3. Demonstrate a commitment to personal growth and community betterment through participation in servant leadership and civic activities at school and in the community.
  4. Student must submit a 500-word essay. In 500 words or less, the student should discuss how they selected their intended field of interest or major.

BTC Area Youth Benefit EverFi Scholarship –

This one-time scholarship will be awarded to six applicants that have earned certification in the EverFi Financial Education Program funded by BTC Bank for schools in the BTC service areas. There will be (2) First Place $2,500 scholarships, (2) Second Place $1,500 scholarships, and (2) Third Place $1,000 scholarships.

To apply, you must meet the following requirements:

  1. High School Senior planning to attend an accredited 2-year, 4-year or vocational/trade school in the U.S.
  2. Completed all seven modules of the EverFi Financial Literacy Program.
  3. Submit certificate of completion in the EverFi Financial Literacy Program.
  4. Be committed to using finance practice to better your life and that of your family and/or community.
  5. Student must submit a 250-word essay. In 250 words or less, the student should discuss how completing the EverFi program will benefit you in college and thereafter.

Additional information is available at any BTC Bank office, or by calling 660-425-7285.

Congratulations to the 2023 BTC Area Youth Benefit Corp EverFi Scholarship recipients!

  • 1st place $2,500 – Cami Carpenter, Chillicothe High School
  • 2nd place $1,500 – Grant Boyd, Central Decatur High School
  • 3rd place $1,000 – Isabella Arias, South Harrison High School

Complete a Scholarship Application

The scholarship application for the 2023-2024 school year is now available!

Applications must be completed by Sunday, March 31, 2024.

Meet Our Scholarship Recipients

Review our Charitable Contributions and Sponsorship Policy

This policy addresses the guidelines and exclusions in place regarding our support of area youth. Please be sure to read it before submitting any application.