Welcome to Berks County's Outstanding Young Woman Scholarship Program

"Accent on Achievement"

UPDATE 03/16/21: Preliminaries in May has been approved! More information will be coming on the competition when available.

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 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 primarily of volunteers. Click here for a list of committee members. Over the past 52 years we have awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash scholarships. We have had thousands girls involved in preliminary competition and over one thousand finalists compete for scholarships. Click here for a list of our Past Winners.

Are you interested in applying for the Outstanding Young Woman Program? Click here.

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