Berks County's Outstanding Young Woman Scholarship Program annually recognizes outstanding High School senior girl representatives. Click Here to see this year's contestants.
These young women represent a high level of excellence among their peers, and are given the opportunity to compete for cash scholarships and various college and university scholarships.
The cash scholarships awarded by Berks County's Outstanding Young Woman Program totalled $10,200 for the year 2015. Click Here for a list of scholarship winners.
The program presents various awards to the best all-around Senior girls. These awards recognize the accomplishments of young women, encourage excellence, and promote achievements in their future. Click Here to see an overview of the judging criteria.
The finalists for the Berks County program are selected in the Spring. Several activities are held during the summer to allow the finalists to get acquainted. Weekly rehearsals begin in August and culminate with two rehearsals and a dress rehearsal the week of the program.
The Berks County's Outstanding Young Woman Scholarship Program organization is comprised of over 70 volunteers. Click Here for a list of committee members. Over the past 52 years we have awarded over $336,450 in cash scholarships. We have had over 3093 girls involved in preliminary competition and 1033 finalists compete for scholarships. Click Here for a list of our Past Winners.
The 2017 County Finals will be held on Saturday September 24, 2016 at
310 S. 7th Avenue
West Reading, PA 19611.
Are you interested in applying for the Outstanding Young Woman Program? Click Here.