Founded in 1958, Distinguished Young Women is the largest and oldest national scholarship program for high school girls. It positively impacts the lives of young women by providing a transformative experience that promotes reaching your full potential, includes Life Skills Workshops (co-sponsored locally by Deloitte) and makes available over $1 Billion in scholarships every year. Distinguished Young Women strives to give every young woman the opportunity to further her education and prepare for a successful future. 


  • ONE MONTH LEFT TO APPLY- Deadline: Friday, February 17
  • Who is eligible? Young women from Class of 2024 who:
    • are involved in school and/or community activities
    • show outstanding efforts in academics, leadership, athletics or the arts
    • are interested in earning scholarships for college
  • There is NO COST to participate.


The Distinguished Young Women of Los Angeles County Scholarship Program for the Class of 2024 will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2023Please note the deadline to apply is Friday, February 17, 2023 and there is absolutely NO COST to participate in Distinguished Young Women. The young women selected to represent Los Angeles County will receive a cash scholarship and the opportunity to compete for up to $30,000 in cash scholarships at the Distinguished Young Women of California program in the summer of 2023. All local participants are eligible for scholarships from participating universities, just by participating in the programWe appreciate you sharing this once in a lifetime opportunity with your talented and high achieving young women in the Class of 2024! Attached please find a flyer, web ready summary and PowerPoint to assist you in publicizing to both prospective participants as well as your fellow educators*. Interested young women can fill out the application on our website: 2024 FLYERDYW 2024 OVERVIEW DYW 2024 SUMMARYIf you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at