College-Granted Scholarships

We are honored that the following educational institutions offer college-funding opportunities for our Class of 2023 participants.

Please check this page regularly for updated offers for the Class of 2023!

**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.

ALBION COLLEGE
Albion, MI

– Four year, renewable $1,000 scholarship to: Any Distinguished Young Women participant
To qualify, students my apply for admission by December 1st of their senior year of high school.
Contact: Corey Grazul, Director for Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships, atcgrazul@albion.edu or 517-629-0757
ST. MARY'S UNIVERSITY
San Antonio, TX

– Four-year full tuition scholarship to: Distinguished Young Woman of America, Distinguished Young Woman of Texas, National Scholastic Category winners, and All State Winners with 30 ACT and 3.7 high school GPA

Contact: Marivel T. Ojeda, Director of Financial Aid and Enrollment Operations, at mojeda@stmarytx.edu
CARROLL COLLEGE
Helena, MT

– Four-year, renewable scholarship of $24,000, with annual renewal contingent on maintaining a 2.0 or higher college GPA to: National Scholastic Winner
– Four-year, renewable scholarship of $22,000 with annual renewal contingent on maintaining a 2.0 or higher college GPA to: Any State Scholastic Winner
– Four-year, renewable scholarship of $21,000 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
STETSON UNIVERSITY
DeLand, FL

– Four-year Presidential Scholarship ranging from $22,500 to $30,000 with all applicable enrollment requirements met and maintenance of a 2.0 GPA, to: Distinguished Young Woman of America and Distinguished Young Woman of Florida
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Joanne C. Brown, Assistant Vice President & Director of Student Financial Planning, at jbrown60@stetson.edu or 386-822-7151
CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY
Orange, CA

– Four-year renewable Presidential Scholarship ($32,000 annually/$128,000 total award) to: Any State Winner and any Overall Scholastics Winner at the state level
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, at pelly@chapman.edu
STEVENSON UNIVERSITY
Stevenson, MD

– $15,000 renewable, four-year scholarship to: Any State Winner
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Mark J. Hergan, Vice President for Enrollment Management, at MHERGAN@stevenson.edu or 443-352-4400
HOOD COLLEGE
Frederick, MD

– Four-year, renewable full-tuition scholarship with maintenance of a 3.25 GPA to: Distinguished Young Woman of America and any State Winner
– Four-year, renewable $112,000 Presidential scholarship ($28,000* minimum annually) with maintenance of a 3.25 GPA to: Any Distinguished Young Woman Participant
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Nikki Bamonti, Director of Admissions, at 301-696-3405 or bamonti@hood.edu
TROY UNIVERSITY
Troy, AL

– $10,000 Chancellor’s Scholarship and $1,250 Study Abroad Scholarship to: Any State Winner
–$3,500 DYW Scholarship (to include a $1,250 Study Abroad Scholarship) to: any Alabama local program winner with 3.0 GPA & 23 ACT
– Four-year, renewable Trojan Opportunity Expanded Scholarship valued at the out-of-state portion of tuition costs with maintenance of 2.7 GPA to: Any State Winner with 3.0 GPA and 20 ACT
Contact: Korrie Lynn Williamson, 334-670-6707
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: Leanne Mallory Carroll, Vice President for Enrollment Management, at 334-833-4453
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 and Alabama's Overall Scholastics Winner
*If a student is receiving an Automatic Merit Scholarship or an UA Competitive Admissions Scholarship that is less than the In-State or Out-of-State Presidential, this designation will bump them to the respective presidential equivalent scholarship. A student cannot receive both a merit-based award and program-based award. Should a student meet the criteria for a Presidential Scholarship, they will receive a $2,000 per year stipend, a $300 per year book scholarship, and a 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, at Simone.willis@ua.edu or 205-348-8201
JUNIATA COLLEGE
Huntingdon, PA

– Four-year, renewable merit scholarship valued between $20,000-$36,000 per year to: Any Participant
– Additional four-year, renewable $2,500 scholarship to: Distinguished Young Women of America
– Additional four-year, renewable $1,000 scholarship to: Any State Winner
– Additional four-year, renewable $500 scholarship to: Any participant
*Scholarship annual renewal is contingent on maintaining 3.0 GPA.
Contact: Reginald Onyido, Senior Associate Dean of Admission, at onyidor@juniata.edu or 814-641-3432
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM
Birmingham, AL

– One-time, stackable scholarship of $1,000 to: Any State Winner
– One-time, stackable scholarship of $750 to: Any Local Alabama WinnerandUp to 2 participants who are nominated by the Distinguished Young Women of 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: Lauren Tancock, Associate Director, Office of Undergraduate Scholarships, at 205.934.8134
OHIO UNIVERSITY
Athens, OH

– Four-year, renewable scholarship 0f $2,000 per academic year to: Any Distinguished Young Women Participant
*Offer limited to 3 per year.
**Additionally, Ohio University is pleased to offer an application fee waiver (a $50 savings) to any Distinguished Young Women participant using the Common Application. To use the fee waiver, enter code Green4100 to answer the question, “Do you intend to use one of these school-specific fee waivers?” on the OHIO member screen.
Contact: Sandi Krivesti at 740-593-4148 or krivests@ohio.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 Women participant
*The priority deadline for application submission is May 1st. A student cannot receive both a merit-based award and 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. Full tuition applies to fall and spring semesters for block tuition only and fees are limited to $500 per semester.
Contact: Charity Wittner, Vice President for Enrollment Services, at cwittner@umobile.edu
OHIO UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS
Athens, OH

– Four-year, renewable scholarship valued between $1,250-$2,500 per academic year to: Any Participant who is admitted to, and pursues a major in, the OHIO University College of Fine Arts (the Schools of Music, Art+Design, Theatre, Dance, Film, or Interdisciplinary Arts)
*Scholarship is not stackable and renewal is contingent on maintaining university GPA requirements.
Contact: Maureen Wagner at 740-593-1812
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA
Mobile, AL

– Four-year, renewable full tuition and fees scholarship with maintenance of a 3.0 GPA to: Distinguished Young Woman of America, Distinguished Young Woman of Alabama, National Overall Scholastics Winner, and any State winner with 30 ACT or 1360 SAT and 3.0 GPA
*Additionally, all admitted participants are automatically reviewed for Freshman Admission Awards.
Contact: Brennen Mallet, Assistant Director for Enrollment Services, at 251-460-6494
OHIO UNIVERSITY HONORS TUTORIAL COLLEGE
Athens, OH

– Four-year, renewable scholarship valued at full, in-state tuition to: Any participant enrolling in the Honors Tutorial College as a first-year student in fall 2023
– Additional four-year, renewable scholarship valued at $7,000 annually and applicable specifically to the out-of-state surcharge TO: any non-Ohio resident and DYW participant enrolling in the Honors Tutorial College as a first-year student in Fall 2023
*Scholarship is not stackable and renewal is contingent on maintaining university GPA requirements.
Contact: Breanne Sisler, Assistant Dean, at 740-566-9812 or sisler@ohio.edu
UNIVERSITY OF WEST ALABAMA
Livingston, AL

– Four-year, renewable $2,500 Trustee Leadership scholarship with maintenance of a 3.0 college GPA to: Any local or state participant with a 19 ACT and 2.0 high school GPA
*Additionally, Trustee Academic Scholarships at UWA start at a 27 composite ACT and 3.0 high school GPA and can be stacked with the DYW award.
Contact: Libba Baker, Director of Admissions, at 205-652-3578
RANDOLPH COLLEGE
Lynchburg, VA

Through a combination of merit scholarships, need-based grants, and other incentives, every admitted student who files the FAFSA will receive at least $13,000 in financial commitment from Randolph College.
Additionally, all Distinguished Young Women Participants are eligible for the WildCat Commitment awards of:
– $5,000 four-year renewable scholarship to students with 4.0 or higher high school GPA
– $4,000 four-year renewable scholarship to students with 3.75-3.99 high school GPA
– $3,000 four-year renewable scholarship to students with 3.5-3.74 high school GPA
– $2,000 four-year renewable scholarship to students with high school 3.25-3.49 GPA
– $1,000 four-year renewable scholarship to students with high school 3.0-3.24 GPA
Contact: Ashley N. Nickell, Director of Financial Aid, at 434-485-8029 or anickell@randolphcollege.edu
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY
Pullman, WA

– Four-year, full undergraduate tuition scholarship to 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 for Program Administration, Student Financial Services, at 509-335-7126 or morganh@wsu.edu
SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
Georgetown, TX

– Four-year, renewable $7,500 scholarship with maintenance of a cumulative 2.0 GPA to: Any State Winner
– Four-year, renewable $2,500 scholarship with maintenance of a cumulative 2.0 GPA to: Any State Program participant or Local Winner
– Four-year, renewable $5,000 scholarship with maintenance of a cumulative 2.0 GPA to: All Texas participants
*All applicants for admission to Southwestern will be considered for our general merit scholarships at the time of admission review. The Distinguished Young Women scholarships are stackable with one’s general scholarship award.
Contact: Christine D. Bowman, Dean of Admission and Enrollment Services, at 800-252-3166 or bowmanc@southwestern.edu
WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY
Worcester, MA

– Four year, renewable scholarship at the rate of full in-state tuition and fees, with maintenance of a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher, to: Distinguished Young Woman of America, Any State Winner; and Any State Scholastic Winner
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Ryan G. Forsythe, Ed.D., Vice President for Enrollment Management, at rforsythe@worcester.edu
SPRINGHILL COLLEGE
Mobile, AL

– Four-year, full-tuition and fees scholarship to: Distinguished Young Woman of America
– Four-year, full-tuition scholarship; must have a minimum 30 ACT and 3.7 high school GPA, to: Any State Winner (limited to one award per year)
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Rebecca Robinson, Director of Financial Aid at 251-380-4074 or rrobinson@shc.edu
YORK COLLEGE OF PENNSYLVANIA
York, PA

– $10,000 per year, four-year renewable scholarship with maintenance of a 3.0 college GPA to: Any state winner; and Any Pennsylvania Local Winners
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Brian Hazlett, Vice President for Enrollment Management, at bhazlett@ycp.edu

*For Carroll College, Chapman University, Hood College, Huntingdon College, OHIO University College of Fine Arts, Springhill College, Stetson University, Stevenson University, the University of Alabama, the University of Mobile, Washington State University, Worcester State University, and 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.

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