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 ( 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

January 14-16, 2021
Houston, Texas
Application Deadline: Oct. 10, 2020

** The above dates are for the Texas state program. If you live in Guadalupe County, the Dallas metro area, or the Houston metro area, you will participate in a local program! Please visit the local program pages for dates and information.**

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