Minnesota At-Large

Distinguished Young Women of Minnesota At-Large 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 Burnsville, MN where they give away more than $3200 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!


Janessa Palmer
Participant Coordinator

Program Dates

Apply for your Local or At-Large program during your JUNIOR year of high school (see tabs on the right). Expect a response within 5-7 business days. Applications for the Class of 2021 will close during the first week of March, 2020.

Questions? E-mail our participant coordinator at: atlargeMN@distinguishedyw.org or text/call (320) 295 - 8171.

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