Frederick County

Distinguished Young Women of Frederick County 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  where they give away more than  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!


Rebecca Mitchell

Program Dates

Welcome to Distinguished Young Women of Frederick County Program.

CALLING ALL JUNIORS GRADUATING IN 2023: The deadline to APPLY is JANUARY 15, 2022: Click on "Apply Now" at and you will be contacted personally with updates. This will not obligate you to participate.

We will have a virtual meet and greet in January to answer any questions you have about the program. Time and Location TBD. We will contact you with this information using the email you enter into our website.

This program is tailored to juniors who are very involved in many activities. We work around your busy schedule by using e-mail and videos to limit meetings.

The PROGRAM will be held in March of 2022.

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