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, full-tuition renewable scholarship
with maintenance of 3.0 college GPA and earning 30 ASU credit hours per academic year to: Distinguished Young Woman of Arizona
– Four-year, half-tuition renewable scholarship with maintenance of 3.0 college GPA and earning 30 ASU credit hours per academic year to: Distinguished Young Woman of Arizona 1st Runner-up; Distinguished Young Woman of Arizona 2nd Runner-up; any State Winner
– Four-year, renewable scholarship of $13,000 with maintenance of 3.0 college GPA and earning 30 AS credit hours per academic year to: Any State Winners except Arizona
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Arlene Chin, Director of Scholarship Services, a.chin@asu.edu, 480-965-1633
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 Kieft, Director of Financial Aid/Student Financial Planning, bkieft@stetson.edu, 386-822-7151
CARROLL COLLEGE
Helena, MT

– Four-year, renewable scholarship of $19,000, with annual renewal contingent on maintaining a 2.0 or higher college GPA: National Scholastic Winner
– Four-year, renewable scholarship of $17,000 with annual renewal contingent on maintaining a 2.0 or higher college GPA, to: Any State Scholastic Winner
– Four-year, renewable scholarship of $16,000 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
STEVENSON UNIVERSITY
Stevenson, MD

– Four-year, renewable scholarship of $15,000:
Any State Winner
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Melanie Mason, Associate Director of Financial Aid, 443-352-4371
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: 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 at epholden@catawba.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, tnstephens@troy.edu
CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY
Orange, CA

– Four-year renewable Presidential Scholarship to any State Winner and any Overall Scholastics Winner at the state level: $30,000 annually/$120,000 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
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 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: Sydney Simmons, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Scholarships, sydney.simmons@ua.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 ALABAMA at BIRMINGHAM
Birmingham, AL

– One-year, stackable scholarship of $1,000 to: Any participant who represents her State at the National Finals
– One-year, stackable scholarship of $750 is available to: Any Alabama resident who represents her county at the Alabama State Finals; 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 three 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, 205-934-8134, scholarships@uab.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: Jen Decker, Director of Admissions, 800-922-1599
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 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: Dan Davenport, Director of Financial Aid, dand@uidaho.edu
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, lduncan@hawks.huntingdon.edu
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: Charity Wittner, Vice President for Enrollment Services, cwittner@umobile.onmicrosoft.com
JUDSON COLLEGE
Marion, Alabama

Up to $16,500 in renewable scholarships from all Judson sources; renewal is based upon maintaining a 3.0 GPA: Any State Winner
Contact: Tyne Coley Olkie, Executive Director of Enrollment Services, 334-683-5166
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 CPA to: Distinguished Young Woman of America; Distinguished Young Woman of Alabama; National Overall Scholastics Winner; Any State winner with a 30 ACT or 1330 SAT (pre-Mar 2016 test; CR + Math only) or 1390 (post-Mar 2016 test) 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

– $10,000 four-year renewable scholarship (with maintenance of 3.0 GPA) to: Any State Winner (with at least a 19 ACT)
– $7,500 four-year renewable scholarship (with maintenance of a 3.0 GPA) to: Any State Runner-Up (with at least a 19 ACT)
– $5,000 four-year renewable scholarship (with maintenance of a 3.0 GPA) to: Any State Finalist (with at least a 19 ACT)
– $2,500 four year renewable scholarship (with maintenance of a 3.0 GPA) to: åAny local or state participant (with at least a 19 ACT)
Academic scholarships at UWA start at a 21 composite ACT and would be awarded in addition to any of the awards listed above.
Contact: Libba McClendon, Assistant Director of Admissions, 205-652-3878
RANDOLPH COLLEGE
Lynchburg, VA

– Four-year, $26,000 renewable scholarship with maintenance of a 3.0 GPA to: Distinguished Young Woman of America; Any State Winner
– $23,000 four-year renewable scholarship with maintenance of a 3.0 GPA to: Any Distinguished Young Woman Runner-Up (National and State level)
– $20,000 four-year renewable scholarship with maintenance of 3.0 GPA to: Any Distinguished Young Woman Participant
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Michael J. Quinn, Vice President for Enrollment Management, Mquinn@randolphcollege.edu
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
SALEM COLLEGE
Winston-Salem, NC

– Four-year, full-tuition renewable scholarship with maintenance of a 3.0 GPA to: Distinguished Young Woman of America; Any State Winner

– $20,000 four-year renewable scholarship with maintenance of a 3.0 GPA to: Any Distinguished Young Woman Runner-Up (National and State level)
– $6,000-$20,000 four- year renewable scholarship with maintenance of 3.0 GPA to: Any Distinguished Young Woman Participant
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Katherine Knapp Watts, Vice President for Enrollment, Financial Aid and Communications,
336-721-2600
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY
Pullman, Washington

Four year, full tuition scholarship at the Pullman campus; must maintain 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

One-time Freshman $1,000 scholarship to: Any Distinguished Young Woman participant
Contact: The National Distinguished Young Women office, 251-438-3621
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 qualify, you must be awarded:
– Distinguished Young Woman of America
– Distinguished Young Woman of Massachusetts
– Distinguished Young Woman of Rhode Island
A recipient must have a 3.75 High School GPA, a 1200 SAT and SAT sub scores of 500 or higher. Student 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
Contact: Melinda McCall, Director of Financial Aid, 251.380.2253, mmccall@shc.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, Catawba College, Chapman University, Hood College, Huntingdon College, McDaniel College, Randolph College, Salem College, Spring Hill College, Stetson University, University of Idaho, University of South Alabama, Washington State University, Worcester State University, 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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