Distinguished Young Women of Pennsylvania 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 ($10,000 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 junior in high school to participate. Sign up today so you don’t miss out on this life-changing experience!


State Chairman
Emily Strickland

Program Dates

*Applications for the Class of 2022 Program now CLOSED*

Class of 2022 Program Dates:
- At-Large: August 28, 2021 (virtual)
- Lawrence and York Counties (see county websites)
- Class of 2022 PA State Program: January 2022

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