Distinguished Young Women of Willmar is part of a national scholarship program that promotes and rewards scholarship, leadership and talent in young women.

Cash scholarships are awarded at the local level and millions in college-granted scholarships are available ($1 billion nationally). And local winners will advance to the state program in the Twin Cities where they give away more than $2000 in cash tuition scholarships.

And it’s FREE to participate!


  • Make new friends from around your area
  • 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!

Program Dates

Applications are open for the class of 2021 AND 2022!

Qualifying programs for the class of 2020 will take place on March 23 and May 4, 2019. Contact the Participant Coordinator by email or at (320) 295 - 8171 with any questions.

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