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
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
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
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
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 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
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 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, Director of Admissions, at 205-652-3578
QUINCY UNIVERSITY
Quincy IL

– Four-year, renewable $5,000 scholarship to: Any National, State, or Local Winner
Contact: Thomas Oliver, Vice President for Enrollment, at 217-222-8020
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
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, Springhill College, Stevenson University, the University of Alabama, the University of Mobile, 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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