Scholarships for Distinguished Young Women

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One BILLION dollars in scholarships?! That’s what we make available to high school girls every year at Distinguished Young Women. As the oldest and largest program of our kind, we know a thing or two about empowering young women! The best part about our program? It costs nothing to enter.

Distinguished Young Women is a national scholarship program that inspires high school girls to develop their full, individual potential through a fun, transformative experience that culminates in a celebratory showcase of their accomplishments. We strive to give young women the opportunity to further their education and prepare for a successful future.

Each Distinguished Young Women program offers essential Life Skills through workshops focusing on topics such as interviewing, public speaking, self-confidence building, community involvement, and more! The program takes place in all 50 states and Washington DC. Each program evaluates participants in the following categories: Scholastics(25%), Interview (25%), Talent (20%), Fitness (15%), and Self Expression (15%). All state winners participate in the National Finals which is held in Mobile, Alabama the June after you graduate from high school.

If you’re looking for a fun way to make connections, learn important skills, and earn college scholarships, then our program is right for you! The experience continues long after participation when you become a part of our nationwide alumnae network. Take the opportunity to connect with women across the country on almost every career path. Head to to learn more and apply for FREE today! We cannot wait to bring you along on this journey to join our lifelong network of inspiring and successful women.


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