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 ($16,000* (subject to change) last year) and millions in college-granted scholarships are available ($1.5 billion nationally). And one representative will advance to the national program in Mobile, Alabama where they give away over $100,000 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!


Jennifer Richards

Program Dates

The 2018 Distinguished Young Women of Ohio state finals will be held
Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 2pm
Memorial Theater
112 E. High Street
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

*The At-Large preliminaries for the 2018 Distinguished Young Women of Ohio program will be held in the Fall of 2017. These preliminaries are for those high school seniors who do not have a local DYW program in their county.

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