Northern Maryland

Distinguished Young Women of Northern Maryland is part of a national scholarship program that promotes and rewards scholarship, leadership and talent in young women.

Cash scholarships are awarded at the local level and millions in college-granted scholarships are available ($1 billion nationally). And local winners will advance to the state program in  where they give away more than  in cash tuition scholarships.

And it’s FREE to participate!


  • Make new friends from around your area
  • 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!


Nicole Orr

Program Dates

Welcome to The Distinguished Young Women Program!

All applications should be submitted on or before January 1 of your junior year of high school. Please use the "Apply Now" button to sign up. A representative will contact you to give you all of the information you need. Applying does not obligate you to participate, it allows us to answer any questions you have about this amazing program.

Please feel free to email before applying.

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