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
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
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 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 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 over $12,000/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 over $12,500/year for participants with a 3.0 unweighted high school GPA.
Contact: Laurie Barker, Associate Director for Scholarships, at 208-885-6312
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 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 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, at mbatson@umobile.edu or 251-442-2370
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 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
Contact: Brennen Mallet, Assistant Director for Enrollment Services, at 251-460-6494
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
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 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
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
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
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

*For Carroll 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, 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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