College-Granted Scholarships

We are honored that the following educational institutions offer college-funding opportunities for our Class of 2017 participants. Please check with the college or university for any restrictions or conditions that may apply.

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
Tempe, AZ

Four year, renewable full tuition resident scholarship. Must maintain a 3.0 GPA and earn 30 ASU credit hours per year:
– Distinguished Young Woman of Arizona
Four year, renewable half tuition resident scholarship. Must maintain a 3.0 GPA and earn 30 ASU credit hours per year:
– Distinguished Young Woman of Arizona 1st Runner-up
– Distinguished Young Woman of Arizona 2nd Runner-up
$13,000 per year, for four years. Must maintain a 3.0 GPA and earn 30 ASU credit hours per year.:
– Any State Winners (except Arizona)
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Arlene Chin, Director of Scholarship Services, Arlene.Chin@ASU.edu
STETSON UNIVERSITY
Four campuses in Florida

Four-year Presidential Scholarship ranging from $25,000 to $33,000. Must meet all applicable enrollment requirements and maintain a 2.75 GPA:
– Distinguished Young Woman of America
– Distinguished Young Woman of Florida
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Samantha Freeman, Assistant Director, Samantha.freeman@stetson.edu
AUBURN UNIVERSITY
Auburn, AL

Four year, renewable full tuition scholarship:
– Distinguished Young Woman of America with 3.5 GPA and 26 ACT or equivalent SAT score
– Distinguished Young Woman of America Overall Scholastics Winner with 3.5 GPA or equivalent SAT score
$13,000 per year, for four years:
– State Winners with a 3.5 high school GPA and 31 ACT or equivalent SAT score
Equivalent SAT scores can be found at auburn.edu/testscores.
To receive the scholarship: Recipients must complete the scholarship application through the Auburn University Scholarship Opportunity Manager (AUSOM).
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Office of University Scholarships, 334-844-7570
STEVENSON UNIVERSITY
Stevenson, Maryland

$15,000 renewable, four year scholarship to:
– Any State Winner
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Office of Enrollment Management, 443-352-4400
CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY
Orange, California

Four year renewable Presidential Scholarship to any State Winner and any Overall Scholastics Winner at the state level:
– $29,000 annually/$116,000 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 of Enrollment, pelly@chapman.edu
TROY UNIVERSITY
Troy, Alabama

Millennium Scholars Award: for any local/state participant with 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale and 32 ACT, 1420 SAT (verbal & math only)
– For high school seniors: Four year, renewable full tuition scholarship plus room and board and out-of-state fee waiver
– For community college transfers: Two year, renewable full tuition scholarship plus room and board and out-of-state fee waiver
Chancelor’s Award: for any local/state participant with 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale and 28 ACT, 1260 SAT (verbal & math only)
– For high school seniors: Four year renewable scholarship, full tuition and out-of-state fee waiver
– For community college transfers: Two year renewable scholarship, full tuition and out-of-state fee waiver
Contact: Tiffani Stephens Schmidt, Director of Enrollment Services, tnstephens@troy.edu
COLUMBIA COLLEGE
Columbia, South Carolina

Four year, full tuition scholarship with maintenance of a cumulative 3.0 GPA over the four years:
– Any State Winner
$1,000 per year Leadership Award
– All South Carolina Local Winners
This award replaces any other merit award received except the McNair Scholarship.
Contact: Julie King, Admissions Office, juking@colunbiasc.edu
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Four-year, full tuition scholarship, $5,000 freshman year housing scholarship, and $5,000 study abroad stipend:
– Distinguished Young Woman of America
Four-year, full tuition scholarship:
– Any State winner
Four-year, full tuition scholarship plus a $5,000 freshman year housing scholarship:
– Distinguished Young Woman of Alabama
– Alabama's Overall Scholastic Winner
If a student is receiving a merit-based automatic offer that is less than tuition, this designation will bump them to full tuition. A student cannot receive both a merit based award and program based tuition award. Should a student already be receiving a scholarship for the value of tuition, they will receive a $2,000 per year stipend, $3,000 study abroad stipend and $300 book scholarship (for 4 years). If the National Representative has already received a full-tuition scholarship, she will only receive the housing scholarship and study abroad stipend.
Contact: Amber Capell, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Scholarships, Amber.capell@ua.edu
GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS COLLEGE
St. Peter, Minnesota

Four year renewable scholarships:
– $1,000 Gustavus Scholarship added to any current award, 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, dminter@gustavus.edu
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA at BIRMINGHAM
Birmingham, Alabama

Four year, renewable scholarship to all participants at the local/state level who are Alabama residents (must be admitted to UAB by December 1):
– Presidential Recognition Scholarship: Full tuition and fees with a 3.5 GPA and 30 ACT
– Collegiate Honors Scholarship: $5,500 with a 3.5 GPA and 27 ACT or 3.0 GPA and 30 ACT
– UAB Breakthrough Scholarship: $3,000 with a 3.5 GPA and 24 ACT
– UAB Academic Achievement Scholarship: $2,000 with a 3.5 GPA and 20 ACT or 3.0 GPA and 24 ACT
Four year, renewable scholarship to all participants at the local/state level who are non-residents (must be admitted to UAB by May 1):
– Blazer Elite Scholarship: $15,000 with a 3.5 GPA and 30 ACT
– Blazer Gold Scholarship: $12,000 with a 3.5 GPA and 26 ACT
– Blazer Pride Scholarship: $10,000 with a 3.5 GPA and 24 ACT or 3.0 GPA and 26 ACT
– Blazer Distinction Scholarship: $7,500 with a 3.5 GPA and 20 ACT or 3.0 GPA and 24 ACT
All students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and enroll in UAB coursework during the fall semester immediately following their high school graduation in order to receive the awards listed above.
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Heather McKnight, Undergraduate Admissions, 205.934.8134, scholarships@uab.edu
HOOD COLLEGE
Frederick, Maryland

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, Idaho

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
Contact: Dan Davenport, Director of Financial Aid, dand@uidaho.edu
HUNTINGDON COLLEGE
Montgomery, Alabama

Four year, full tuition renewable scholarships:
– Any State Winner (limited to 5 awards per year)
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Thomas Dismukes, Jr., Enrollment Management, tdismukes@hawks.huntingdon.edu
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA
Mobile, Alabama

Four-year, full tuition and fees renewable scholarship plus 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 1330 SAT (Critical Reading + Math) and 3.0 GPA
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Kristin Odom, Assistant Director for Enrollment Services, 251.460.7795
JUDSON COLLEGE
Marion, Alabama

Four year full tuition scholarship:
– Distinguished Young Woman of America with a 3.5 GPA
– Distinguished Young Woman of Alabama with a 3.5 GPA
Contact: Judson College Office of Financial Aid, 334-683-5157
UNIVERSITY OF WEST ALABAMA
Livingston, Alabama

$5,000 four year renewable scholarship (with maintenance of 3.0 GPA) to:
– Any State Winner (with at least a 19 ACT)
$4,000 four year renewable scholarship (with maintenance of a 3.0 GPA) to:
– Any State Runner Up (with at least a 19 ACT)
$3,000 four year renewable scholarship (with maintenance of a 3.0 GPA) to:
– Any State Finalist (with at least a 19 ACT)
$2,000 four year renewable scholarship (with maintenance of a 3.0 GPA) to:
– Any local or state contestant (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
KEYSTONE COLLEGE
La Plume, Pennsylvania

Four year, full tuition renewable scholarship:
– Any State Winner
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Office of Financial Assistance and Planning, financialaid@keystone.edu
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY
Pullman, Washington

Four year full tuition scholarship at the Pullman campus:
– Distinguished Young Woman of America
*Scholarship is not stackable
McDANIEL COLLEGE
Westminster, Maryland

Four year, renewable $25,000 scholarship with maintenance of a 3.0 GPA:
– Distinguished Young Woman of America
– Distinguished Young Woman of Maryland
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Heidi Reigel, Director of Admissions, hreigel@mcdaniel.edu
WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY
Worcester, Massachusetts

Four year, renewable full tuition and fees scholarship. Recipient must have a 3.75 High School GPA, a 1200 SAT and SAT sub scores of 500 or higher. Recipient must maintain a 3.3 GPA. To qualify, you must be awarded:
– Distinguished Young Woman of America
– Distinguished Young Woman of Massachusetts
– Distinguished Young Woman of Rhode Island
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
RANDOLPH COLLEGE
Lynchburg, Virginia

Four year, full tuition 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: Mike Quinn, Vice President for Enrollment Management, Mquinn@randolphcollege.edu
XAVIER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA
New Orleans, Louisiana

$10,000 per year, four year renewable scholarship with maintenance of a 3.3 GPA to:
– Any local/state participant with 23 ACT and 3.5 high school GPA
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Winston Brown, Dean of Admissions, 504-520-7388
SPRING HILL COLLEGE
Mobile, Alabama

Four year, full tuition scholarship:
– Distinguished Young Woman of America

*For Arizona State University, Auburn University, Chapman University, Hood College, Huntingdon College, Keystone College, McDaniel College, Randolph College, Stetson College, Stevenson University, University of Alabama at Birmingham, University of South Alabama, Washington State University, Worcester State University, Xavier University: 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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