Southern California At-Large

Distinguished Young Women of Southern California 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 Bakersfield, California where they give away more than $35,000 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

The Class of 2020 was selected on April 28, 2019 and the five representatives from Irvine, Brea, Cypress and Orange will participate in the State Finals in Bakersfield July 14-21, 2019.

Apply now for the Class of 2021 and you will receive program information.

The date has not been set for the Class of 2021 Showcase but it will be held on a Sunday in April 2020 in Irvine at the Heritage Park Community Center.

National Sponsors