California

Distinguished Young Women of California 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 ($26,000 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!

YOU CAN:

  • 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!

Questions?

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Chairman

Kacie Lesky

Program Dates

REGISTRATION FOR THE CLASS OF 2022 IS NOW CLOSED

Register for the Class of 2023 online and your local Distinguished Young Women program will contact you in the spring of your Junior Year for your Local, AT-Large or Digital Qualifier program.

The Class of 2022 State Program will be held on July 26th- 31st via Zoom where our representatives will all take part in Be Your Best Self & Life Skills Virtual Workshops, along with Mentor/Alumnae Activities, that will then culminate in the California State Finals Digital Showcase, that will be shown online August 26th, 27th & 28th, 2021, where we will be awarding thousands of dollars in cash scholarships!

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