Distinguished Young Women OF Minnesota

is part of a national scholarship program that promotes and rewards scholastics, leadership and talent in young women. Earn scholarships for higher education, personally develop through the DYW Life Skills Workshops, and make new friends from around the state.

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Isabella Molitor
Distinguished Young Woman of Minnesota for 2023
State Program Information

Class of 2024 Program

TBA, Fall 2023

Location TBA

$5 for youth
$15 for adults

Life-Changing Experience

College scholarships are awarded at the state level and millions in college-granted scholarships are available nationally. The state representative will advance to the national program for the opportunity to compete for cash tuition scholarships. To participate, you must be in your junior of high school and have advanced from a local or At-Large program. Participants are evaluated in the areas of: scholastics, interview, talent, self-expression, and fitness.

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2023 Distinguished Young Woman of Minnesota

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Isabella Molitor
University PreferenceUniversity of Sioux Falls
Career GoalBusiness consultant/entrepreneur

2024 State Participants

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Iman Bedru
University PreferenceUndecided
Career GoalComputer Science
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Natalie Kottom
CityZumbro Falls
University PreferenceUndecided
Career GoalSomething In Foreign Relations, Fine Arts, Public Diplomacy, Creative Writing, Or Religious Studies
TalentSpeed Painting
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Mistura Tiamiyu
University PreferenceUniversity of Minnesota /USC
Career GoalBusiness/Marketing
TalentSpoken Word
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Abigail Wolff
University PreferenceUndecided
Career GoalManagement/Business/Pre Law
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