College-Granted Scholarships

We are honored that the following educational institutions offer college-funding opportunities for our Class of 2022 participants.

Please check this page regularly for updated offers for the Class of 2022!

**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 Scholarship of $1,000 annually to:
All participants
*To qualify, students my apply for admission by December 1st of their senior year of high school.
Contact: Corey Grazul, Director of Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships, cgrazul@albion.edu, 517-629-0321
RANDOLPH COLLEGE
Lynchburg, VA

For all Distinguished Young Women Participants
– $15,000 four-year renewable scholarship to students with 3.75 or higher high school GPA
– $12,000 four-year renewable scholarship to students with 3.4-3.74 high school GPA
– $10,000 four-year renewable scholarship to students with high school GPA 3.0-3.39
– $7,000 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: Travis G. Carter, Dean of Admissions, tcarter@randolphcollege.edu
ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
Tempe, AZ

– Four-year, renewable Provost scholarship of $7,000 to: Any academically eligible Arizona Resident state participant
– Four-year, renewable Provost scholarship of $12,000 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 ASU. The scholarship is renewable provided the student maintains academic requirements, including 3.0 GPA and 30 completed credits annually. Eligibility requires full time attendance.
Contact: Courtney Morris, Assistant Director of Scholarships, at 480.965.5940
SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
Georgetown, TX

– $2,500 Distinguished Young Women scholarship to: Any participant at the Local level (Texas-regions)
– $5,000 Distinguished Young Women scholarship to: Any participant at the State level (Any State)
– $7,500 Distinguished Young Women scholarship to: Any participant at the National level
*All applicants for admission to Southwestern will be considered for our general merit scholarships at the time of admission review. DYW program scholarships are four-year, renewable scholarships with annual renewal contingent on maintaining a 2.0 cumulative GPA. DYW program awards may be stacked with general scholarship awards from the University.
Contact: Christine D. Bowman, Dean of Admission and Enrollment Services, at 800-252-3166
CARROLL COLLEGE
Helena, MT

– Four-year, renewable scholarship of $22,000, with annual renewal contingent on maintaining a 2.0 or higher college GPA to: 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
ST. MARY'S UNIVERSITY
San Antonio, TX

– Four year, renewable full tuition scholarship to:
Distinguished Young Woman of America; Distinguished Young Woman of Texas; Any National Scholastic Winner; any State winner with a 30 ACT and 3.7 high school GPA
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Tony Sarda, Director of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, at jsarda@stmarytx.edu or 210-436-3126
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 full-time enrollment to: any DYW participant who enrolls at Catawba as a first-time, first-year student
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Jared R. Tice at 704-637-4190
TROY UNIVERSITY
Troy, AL

– $10,000 Chancellor’s Scholarship and $1,250 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 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: Tiffani Stephens Schmidt, Director of Enrollment Services, at tnstephens@troy.edu
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
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
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 half-tuition scholarship 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
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM
Birmingham, AL

– One-year, stackable scholarship of $1,000 to: Any State winner
– One-year stackable scholarship of $750 to: Any Alabama Local winner and up 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: Tyler Peterson, Executive Director, Admissions, Financial Aid, and Scholarships, at scholarships@uab.edu or 205-934-8134
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 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
• $6,500 with a 3.9-4.0 high school GPA
• $4,500 with a 3.75-3.899 high school GPA
• $3,000 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 instate tuition and fees and do not pay out-of-state tuition, a savings of $11,431/year; must have a 3.2 unweighted high school GPA.
– Four year, renewable Invitation to Idaho Scholarship program for all participants at the local/state level who are not residents of Idaho or a WUE state.
• The award results in a savings of $11,431/year for participants with a 3.0 unweighted high school GPA.
Contact: Laurie Barker, Associate Director for Scholarships, at 208-885-6312
JUNIATA COLLEGE
Huntingdon, PA

– $24,000-$30,000 four-year renewable merit scholarship (based on student application) that recognizes the outstanding academic achievements of incoming students to: Any participant
- Additional recognition for student applicants who demonstrate commitment to leadership, service, and their community:
Distinguished Young Woman of America will also receive a four-year renewable $2,500 award
Any State Winner will also receive a four-year renewable $1,000 award
All participants will also receive a four-year renewable $500 award
Contact: Reginald Onyido, Senior Associate Dean of Admission, at onyidor@juniata.edu or 814-641-3432
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.
Contact: Marie Batson, Associate Vice President for Financial Aid, mbatson@umobile.edu, 251-442-2370
MARIETTA COLLEGE
Marietta, OH

– $24,000 four-year renewable 1835 Founders Scholarship to: Any Distinguished Young participant with a 4.0 High School GPA
– $22,000 four-year renewable Marietta Distinction Scholarship to: Any Distinguished Young participant with a 3.65 High School GPA
– $24,000 four-year renewable Compass Scholarship to: Any Distinguished Young participant with a 3.30 High School GPA
Each scholarship is renewable contingent on satisfactory academic progress towards degree completion.
Contact: Scot Schaeffer, Vice President for Enrollment Management, at sjs005@marietta.edu or 740-376-4503
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 college GPA to: Distinguished Young Woman of America; Distinguished Young Woman of Alabama; National Overall Scholastics Winner; and any State winner with a 30 ACT or 1360 SAT and 3.0 high school GPA
*Scholarship is not stackable
- All freshmen admitted by the priority deadline of *February 1, 2022* who meet specific minimum eligibility requirements also qualify for USA Freshman Admission Scholarships

Contact: Brennen Mallet, Assistant Director for Enrollment Services, at 251-460-6494
McDANIEL COLLEGE
Westminster, MD

– $25,000 four-year renewable scholarship to: Distinguished Young Woman of America; Distinguished Young Woman of Maryland
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Kemia Himon at khimon@mcdaniel.edu or 800-638-5005
UNIVERSITY OF WEST ALABAMA
Livingston, AL

– Four-year, renewable $2,500 four-year, renewable 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, Interim Director of Admissions, at 205-652-3578
OHIO UNIVERSITY
Athens, OH

– $2,000 four-year, renewable scholarship with maintenance of a 3.0 college GPA and minimum 12 credit hours per semester to: Any participant (limited to 3 awards per year)
*Scholarship may be combined with certain other university scholarships.
Contact: Sandi Krivesti, Senior Assistant Director of Scholarships, at 740-593-4148 or krivests@ohio.edu.

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.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY
Pullman, WA

– Four-year, full undergraduate 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 for Scholarship Administration, Student Financial Services, at 509-335-7126 or morganh@wsu.edu
OHIO UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS
Athens, OH

– $1,250-$2,500 four-year renewable combined talent and leadership scholarship to: Any participant accepted to the Schools of Music, Art+Design, Theater, Dance, Film, or Interdisciplinary Arts
*Scholarship is not stackable with other College of Fine Arts awards, but is stackable with other offers from OHIO University
Contact: Maureen Wagner at 740-593-1812
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; recipients must have a 3.75 recalculated, cumulative high school GPA and 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.
Contact: Ryan Forsythe, Vice President for Enrollment Management, at rforsythe@worcester.edu or (508) 929 8498
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 2022
– 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 2022
*Scholarships may not be combined with certain other university scholarships. More details available upon request.
Contact: Breanne R. Sisler, Honors Tutorial College Assistant Dean at sisler@ohio.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 all Pennsylvania Local Winners
*Scholarship is not stackable
Contact: Dr. Danny Green, Dean of Enrollment Management, at 717-815-1924 or greend@ycp.edu
QUINCY UNIVERSITY
Quincy, IL

– $5,000 four-year, renewable scholarship to: Any National, State, or Local winner
*Scholarships may be stacked with other academic scholarships being received from Quincy University subject to the University's stacking policy. Contact Student Financial Services for more information.
Contact: Thomas J. Oliver, Vice President for Enrollment Management, at 217-222-8020

*For Carroll College, Catawba College, Chapman University, Hood College, Huntingdon College, McDaniel College, St. Mary’s University, the University of Alabama, the University of Mobile, the University of South Alabama, 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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