Distinguished Young Women's Scholarship | Office of Admissions and Scholarships

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Distinguished Young Women's Scholarship

Priority Date

Priority Date Aug 01, 2023

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A one-time award $1,000 to be used the freshman year

Award Information

Awarded to the local winners of the Mississippi Distinguished Young Women Program (only awarded to the winners, no first or second alternate awards)

Award Criteria

  • Submission of the General Scholarship Application​
  • Submission of Distinguished Young Women's Scholarship application found in the "Recommended" list under the "Opportunities" tab in the MSU scholarship portal
    • This includes submission of your local DYW chairperson's email address. 

Overall winner for the state of Mississippi $5,000 for the freshman year

Award Information

Awarded to the local winners of the Mississippi Distinguished Young Women Program (only awarded to the winners, no first or second alternate awards)

Award Criteria

  • Submission of the General Scholarship Application​
  • Submission of Distinguished Young Women's Scholarship application found in the "Recommended" list under the "Opportunities" tab in the MSU scholarship portal
    • This includes submission of your local DYW chairperson's email address.