Distinguished Young Women of Ohio is part of a national scholarship program that promotes and rewards scholarship, leadership and talent in young women.

College scholarships are awarded at the state level ($18,800* (subject to change) last year) and millions in college-granted scholarships are available ($1 billion nationally). And one representative will advance to the national program in Mobile, Alabama where they give away over $130,000 in cash tuition scholarships.

And it’s FREE to participate!


  • Make new friends from around the state
  • Participate in workshops on interviewing, public speaking and more
  • Have fun putting on a showcase of your achievements
  • PLUS help pay for your college education!

You must be a senior in high school to participate. Sign up today so you don’t miss out on this life-changing experience!


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Program Dates

The deadline to apply for the class of 2020 has passed. Class of 2021 applicants are now being accepted.

The 2020 Distinguished Young Women of Ohio state program will be held
Saturday, November 9 and Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 3:00 pm.
Veteran's Memorial Auditorium
233 W. 6th St
Marysville, OH 43040

Tickets will be available at a later date.

* At-large applications will be accepted through July 4, 2019 and notification of acceptance into at-large competition will be via email by July 10. At-large applicants are those who do not have a local program in their county. With the exception of girls residing in Vinton County, please complete the application form on the at-large page in order to apply. http://atlarge.oh.distinguishedyw.org/

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