Young Women of Distinction Scholarship Award

Monday, May 7th at 6:30pm
City Grill
384 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
United States

Event Description:

Each Spring, the Women’s Council- an affiliate of the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce- presents the Young Women of Distinction (“YWOD”) Award in an effort to nurture Rochester’s next-generation of women leaders!  The award and event recognizes the accomplishments of outstanding female high school seniors throughout the Greater Rochester Area for their academic excellence, leadership, and community service.

This year, the event will be held on May 7, and The Women’s Council this year is partnering with 98PXY.  Megan Carter and Corey James from #TeamPXY with Carter and Corey will be emceeing the event. 


Some more details about the award are:

-Must be a high school senior female to apply

-Award recognizes excellence in academics, community service, leadership

-Requirements for application- transcript (unofficial is OK), fill out on-line application, any letters of recommendation (no more than 2)

-Process is entirely on-line and is very easy to submit

-20 finalists chosen from all submissions from across Rochester region (4 recipients chosen from each category – City of Rochester School District, Rochester East, Rochester West, Regional (outside of Monroe County))

-Could receive a $2,000 scholarship

-All finalists eligible to interview for available paid internship or summer employment


Application deadline is March 16th! You can apply HERE.