New York

Distinguished Young Women of New York 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 (5050.00 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!


Email the National Field Director, Lisa Lawley Burnette

Program Dates

**DEADLINE FOR 2022 APPLICATIONS: DECEMBER 1, 2021 -- Now accepting applications for the class of 2022 and after.**

Class of 2022 At-Large programs will be held January 8-9, 2022, and the New York State Finals will be held virtually on February 13, 2022 @ 7PM, Eastern.

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