Distinguished Young Women of Texas 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 ($1500 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 senior in high school to participate. Sign up today so you don’t miss out on this life-changing experience!


Contestant Co-Chairpersons Sierra Knight and Kellee Scheer

Program Dates

Class of 2022 applications for the state of Texas are closed.
Apply today for the Class of 2023!

** This page is for the state of Texas program. All residents of Texas must first participant in a local or at-large program to advance to the state level. Please visit the local and at-large program pages for dates and information.**

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