To qualify for the Distinguished Young Women of Minnesota, you MUST participate in a local program OR at-large program (if a local is unavailable in your area).
At-Large Qualifying Date for the Class of 2020
May 4, 2019
**applications are CLOSED**
At-Large Qualifying Date for the Class of 2021
**applications are OPEN**
At-Large Qualifying Location
1101 County Rd 42 W
Burnsville, MN 55306
Your Qualifier (At-Large) experience is a bite-sized preview of all the fun and rewarding parts of our program. IT IS FREE TO PARTICIPATE.
The qualifier format is a streamlined, half-day experience designed to introduce you to DYW and advance more young woman toward the State Finals experience and more scholarship opportunities! Throughout that day, you will be evaluated on your own merit in the same five categories that are judged at the state and national programs.
While participating in the Distinguished Young Women of Minnesota programs at the At-Large and State levels, participants have opportunities to display their talents, improve their public speaking and interview skills, share their personality, and be recognized for their outstanding achievements.
Applications for the class of 2020 officially closed on April 13, 2019.
Applications for the class of 2021, 2022, and 2023 are OPEN!
Apply for your local program, or under “At-Large”.