Distinguished Young Women of Maine 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 ($1,000.00 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 junior or senior in high school to participate. Sign up today so you don’t miss out on this life-changing experience!


State Chair Paula Masselli

Program Dates

Follow our 2020 Distinguished Young Woman, Abigail Levasseur on our Maine Facebook Page.

We are now accepting applicants for the 2021 program year. If you will be a High School graduate by June of 2021 apply now to earn $cholar$hip money.

Program to be held at Bates College, Lewiston, Maine
Please check the DYW National page and the Maine FB page.

Any questions please email at
or call 207-212-2254

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