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


Minnesota Program Coordinator:
Carol Rubino

Program Dates

We are now accepting applications for young women in the Class of 2020!!!
For participants who do not have a local program in your town/county you will participate in an At Large Program. Participating in an At Large program is required in order to qualify for the State Finals program.
Questions? Please e-mail Carol at: minnesota@distinguishedyw.org or call 952-250-1248 or 269-978-8494

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