Distinguished Young Women of Wisconsin 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 (Varies 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!


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Program Dates

The Wisconsin Class of 2023 State Finals is scheduled for Saturday, July 30, 2022 at the Franklin Saber Center. We are currently recruiting At Large participants for the Class of 2023 - meaning young women who will graduate from high school in 2023 and who do not have a Local Program in their town. The first at-large program is scheduled for Sunday, March 20, 2022 at the Franklin High School Multi-Purpose Room at 2pm. Please apply at www.distinguishedyw.org or email Julia Markun at: atlargeWI@distinguishedyw.org for more information.

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