College-Granted Scholarships

We are honored that the following educational institutions offer college-funding opportunities for our Class of 2019 participants. Please check with the college or university for any restrictions or conditions that may apply.

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
Tempe, AZ
– Four year, Provost Scholarship of $7,000 annually to:
Any academically eligible Arizona resident state participant
– Four year, Provost Scholarship of $12,000 annually to
Any academically eligible other state (Non Resident) state participant
Students must qualify for Freshman Admission and meet academic eligibility requirements for the Resident and Non Resident Provost Scholarship at Arizona State University. Scholarship is renewable provided the student maintains academic requirements including 3.0 GPA and 30 completed credits annually. Eligibility requires full time attendance.
*Scholarship is not stackable
Melissa Heinrich, Senior Director of Scholarship Services, Melissa.Heinrich@asu.edu
STETSON UNIVERSITY
Four campuses in Central Florida

– Four-year Presidential Scholarship ranging from $22,500 to $30,000; must meet all applicable enrollment requirements and maintain a 2.0 GPA to: Distinguished Young Woman of America; Distinguished Young Woman of Florida
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Beth Anne Consolazio, Director of Student Financial Planning, 386-822-7120
AUBURN UNIVERSITY
Auburn, AL

– Four-year, renewable full tuition resident scholarship to: Distinguished Young Woman of America (with minimum 3.5 high school GPA and 26 ACT or SAT equivalent)
*Scholarship is not stackable
*To receive the scholarship recipients must complete the scholarship application through the Auburn University Scholarship Opportunity Manager (AUSOM)
*Consideration for scholarships will be given to
state representatives meeting the same eligibility
criteria for the National Representative on a
case-by-case basis.

Contact: Velda Rooker, Director of University Scholarships, 334-844-7570
STEVENSON UNIVERSITY
Stevenson, MD

– Four-year, renewable scholarship of $15,000:
Any State Winner
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Mark Hergan, VP-Enrollment Management, 443-352-4400
CARROLL COLLEGE
Helena, MT

– Four-year, renewable scholarship of $22,000, with annual renewal contingent on maintaining a 2.0 or higher college GPA: National Scholastic Winner
– Four-year, renewable scholarship of $20,000 with annual renewal contingent on maintaining a 2.0 or higher college GPA, to: Any State Scholastic Winner
– Four-year, renewable scholarship of $19,000 with annual renewal contingent on maintaining a 2.0 or higher college GPA, to: Any Local Scholastic Winner
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Janet Riis, Director of Financial Aid at 406-447-5423 or jriis@carroll.edu
TROY UNIVERSITY
Troy, AL

– $10,000 Chancellor's scholarship and $1,000 Study Abroad Scholarship to: Distinguished Young Woman of America; Distinguished Young Woman of Alabama; Distinguished Young Woman of Florida; Distinguished Young Woman of Georgia
– $3,500 DYW Scholarships (to include a $1,000 Study Abroad Scholarship) to: Any Alabama local program winner with a 3.0 GPA and 23 ACT
– Trojan Opportunity Expanded Scholarship, valued at the out-of-state portion of tuition costs for four years with maintenance of 2.7 GPA to: Any State Winner with a 3.0 GPA and 22 ACT
Contact: Tiffani Stephens Schmidt, Director of Enrollment Services, 334-670-3398
CATAWBA COLLEGE
Salisbury, NC

– Four-year renewable scholarship of at least $10,000, with annual renewal contingent on maintaining a 2.7 or higher college GPA and remaining enrolled full time to: Any Distinguished Young Women participant who enrolls at Catawba College as a first time, first year student
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Elaine Holden, Vice President of Enrollment, epholden@catawba.edu
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA
Tuscaloosa, AL

– Four-year, Presidential scholarship, $5,000 freshman year housing scholarship, and $5,000 study abroad stipend to: Distinguished Young Woman of America
– Four-year, Presidential scholarship to: Any State Winner
– Four-year, Presidential scholarship plus a $5,000 freshman year housing scholarship to: Distinguished Young Woman of Alabama; Alabama's Overall Scholastics Winner
If a student receives a merit-based automatic offer that is less than the Presidential, this designation will bump them to the Presidential-equivalent award. A student cannot receive both a merit based award and program based award. Should a student already be receiving a Presidential scholarship, they will receive a $2,000 per year stipend, $300 per year book scholarship, and one-time $3,000 study abroad stipend. If the National Representative has already received a Presidential scholarship, she will only receive the housing scholarship and study abroad stipend.
Contact: Simone Willis, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Scholarships, Simone.willis@ua.edu
CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY
Orange, CA

– Four-year renewable Presidential Scholarship to any State Winner and any Overall Scholastics Winner at the state level: $32,000 annually/$128,000 total award
Student must apply and qualify for Freshman Admission. Scholarship is renewable provided student maintains full- time attendance and established GPA requirements.
*Scholarship is not stackable

Contact: Mike Pelly, Vice Chancellor and Dean of Enrollment, pelly@chapman.edu
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM
Birmingham, AL

– One-year, stackable scholarship of $1,000 to: Any State Winner
– One-year, stackable scholarship of $750 is available to: Any Alabama local Winner; up to 2 participants who are nominated by the Jefferson County (AL) Program
To be considered for these awards, you must be admitted to UAB for the fall semester immediately following your high school graduation. You must also submit the General Application in BSMART, UAB’s Blazer Scholarship Management and Resource Tool, at uab.edu/bsmart, and complete four additional questions for the Distinguished Young Women Scholarship. One of these additional questions requires you to upload written verification of your participation/selection from Distinguished Young Women. The deadline for completing the scholarship application is May 31 of your senior year in high school. Please contact scholarships@uab.edu for more information, and visit uab.edu/scholarships to learn about other opportunities.
Contact: Heather McKnight, Coordinator of Undergraduate Scholarships for Incoming Students, scholarships@uab.edu
GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS COLLEGE
St. Peter, MN

Four-year renewable scholarships:
– $1,000 annually recognizing any local/state participant who shows significant academic achievement, service or leadership in their high school, churches and communities.
Contact: Doug Minter, Associate Vice President Enrollment and Dean of Financial Aid, 507-933-7530, dminter@gustavus.edu
UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO
Moscow, ID

– Four-year, renewable Go Idaho scholarship program guarantees these levels of funding from a combination of scholarships to all participants at the local/state level who are Idaho residents:
• $4,000 with a 3.9-4.0 high school GPA
• $3,000 with a 3.75-3.899 high school GPA
• $2,000 with a 3.4-3.749 high school GPA
• $1,000 with a 3.0-3.399 high school GPA
– Four year, renewable Western Undergraduate
Exchange (WUE) scholarship program
guarantees the WUE award to all participants
at the local/state level who are not residents of
Idaho, but are residents of a WUE state.
• WUE qualifiers pay 150% of in-state
tuition and fees and do not pay out of
state tuition, a savings of over $12,000/
year; must have a minimum 3.2
unweighted high school GPA
– Four year, renewable Discover Idaho scholarship program guarantees these levels of funding from a combination of scholarships to all participants at the local/state level who are non-residents:
• $8,000 with a 3.9-4.0 high school GPA
• $6,000 with a 3.75-3.899 high school GPA
• $5,000 with a 3.4-3.749 high school GPA
• $2,000 with a 3.0-3.399 high school GPA
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Dr. Dan Davenport, Director of Financial Aid, dand@uidaho.edu
HOOD COLLEGE
Frederick, MD

– Four-year, renewable full-tuition scholarship with maintenance of a 3.0 GPA to: Distinguished Young Woman of America; Any State Winner
– Four-year, renewable half-tuition scholarship with maintenance of a 3.0 GPA to: Any Distinguished Young Woman Participant
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Nikki Bamonti, Director of Admissions, 800-922-1599
UNIVERSITY OF MOBILE
Mobile, AL

– Four-year, renewable full-tuition and fees scholarship with maintenance of a 3.0 GPA to: Distinguished Young Woman of America
– Four-year, renewable half-tuition scholarship with maintenance of a 3.0 GPA to: Any Distinguished Young Woman participant with a minimum 27 ACT and 3.0 high school GPA
*The priority deadline for application submission is May 1st. A student cannot receive both a merit-based award and a DYW program-based tuition award. To be considered for these awards, you must enroll full-time to the University for the fall semester immediately following your high school graduation and be a residential student.
Contact: Marie Batson, Associate Vice President for Financial Aid, 251-442-2370
HUNTINGDON COLLEGE
Montgomery, AL

– Four-year, full-tuition renewable scholarships to: Any State Winner (limited to 5 awards per year)
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Laura Hinds Duncan, Vice President for Enrollment Management, 334-833-4497
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA
Mobile, AL

– Four-year, renewable full-tuition and fees, on campus room and board scholarship with maintenance of a 3.0 GPA to: Distinguished Young Woman of America; Distinguished Young Woman of Alabama; National Overall Scholastics Winner; Any State winner with a 30 ACT or 1360 SAT and 3.0 GPA
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Erin Sims, Assistant Director for Enrollment Services, 251-460-7546
McDANIEL COLLEGE
Westminster, MD

– Four-year, renewable $25,000 scholarship with maintenance of a 3.0 GPA to: Distinguished Young Woman of America; Distinguished Young Woman of Maryland
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Heidi Reigel, Director of Admissions, hreigel@mcdaniel.edu
UNIVERSITY OF WEST ALABAMA
Livingston, AL

– $2,500 four year renewable Trustee Leadership Scholarship (with maintenance of a 3.0 GPA) to: Any local or state participant (with at least a 19 ACT)
*Additionally, Trustee Academic Scholarships at UWA start at a 21 composite ACT and 3.0 high school GPA and can be partially stacked with the DYW award so that qualified participants can receive the full amount for their highest award plus half of the next.
Contact: Libba Baker, Interim Director of Admissions, 205-652-3878
RANDOLPH COLLEGE
Lynchburg, VA

For all Distinguished Young Women participants:
– $12,000 four-year renewable scholarship to students with 3.75 or higher high school GPA
– $8,000 four-year renewable scholarship to students with 3.4 – 3.74 high school GPA
– $6,000 four-year renewable scholarship to students with 3.0 – 3.39 high school GPA
– $4,000 four-year renewable scholarship to students with high school GPA under 3.0
– Additionally, scholarships are offered to all students completing their FAFSA & admission application by December 31
Contact: Ryan McNamara, Director of Financial Aid, 434.485.8035
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY
Pullman, WA

Four-year, full tuition scholarship at the Pullman campus, with annual renewal contingent on maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress and full-time status, to: Distinguished Young Woman of America
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Heather Morgan, Assistant Director, Program Administration, Student Financial Services, 509-335-7126
SPELMAN COLLEGE
Atlanta, GA

$1,000 one-time Freshman year scholarship to:
– One participant annually

Contact the National Office for an application, Lisa@DistinguishedYW.org
WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY
Worcester, MA

– Four-year, renewable scholarship, at the rate of full in-state tuition and fees. Recipients must have a 3.75 recalculated, cumulative high school GPA and a 1280 combined score on the Evidence-based Reading and Writing, + Mathematics sections of the SAT to: Distinguished Young Woman of America; Distinguished Young Woman of Massachusetts; Distinguished Young Woman of Rhode Island
*Recipient must apply and qualify for fall freshman admission, prior to March 1st for the following semester. The scholarship is renewable for a maximum of four contiguous years to recipients who maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher.
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Ryan Forsythe, Vice President for Enrollment Management, rforsythe@worcester.edu, 508-929-8498
SPRING HILL COLLEGE
Mobile, AL

– Four-year, full-tuition scholarship to: Distinguished Young Woman of America; National Scholastic category winners
– Four-year, full-tuition scholarship with minimum 30 ACT and 3.7 high school GPA to: Any State Winner; Limited to one award per year
Contact: Melinda McCall, Director of Financial Aid, 251-380-2253
XAVIER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA
New Orleans, LA

– $9,000 per year, four-year, renewable scholarship with maintenance of a 3.3. GPA to: Any Distinguished Young Woman participant with a minimum 27 ACT and 3.0 high school GPA
Interested students are highly encouraged to apply to the University by December 1st.
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Jazmane N. Brown, Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management, 504-520-7388
STEPHENS COLLEGE
Columbia, MO

– One-time $2,000 Academic Program Scholarship to: any Distinguished Young participant who is an incoming freshman BIOLOGY OR HEALTH SCIENCES MAJOR
*MUST APPLY BY MARCH 1st
Contact: scholarships@stephens.edu
YORK COLLEGE OF PENNSYLVANIA
York, PA

– $10,000 per year, four-year renewable scholarship with maintenance of a 3.0 GPA and full-time status to: Any state winner; All Pennsylvania Local Winners
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Dr. Danny Green, Dean of
Enrollment Management,
717-815-1924
greend@ycp.edu

*For Arizona State University, Auburn University, Carroll College, Catawba College, Chapman University, Hood College, Huntingdon College, McDaniel College, Spring Hill College, Stetson University, Stevenson University, University of Alabama, University of South Alabama, Washington State University, Worcester State University, Xavier University of Louisiana, York College of Pennsylvania: If a student receives a scholarship of higher value from the college, that scholarship will replace the scholarship associated with Distinguished Young Women.

**Note: do not contact a college regarding a scholarship until you are ready to apply to the school in your senior year. If you have questions about a scholarship before then, please contact the Distinguished Young Women National Office.

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