Carroll County

The Distinguished Young Women of Carroll County, Maryland  Class of 2020 Scholarship Program will be held on Saturday, February 23rd at Francis Scott Key High School.

You must complete your online registration by Jan 1, 2019 at: .

Complete the initial registration form, and one our local Chairpersons will call you to answer any questions and tell you more about our program, dates, etc.  After confirming your participation, you will receive a password to complete your online application.

Contacts: Local Co- Chairs: Dara Schraft  (h)443-821-3825 or (c)(410-245-3380) or email:

Other important  dates:

Meet and Greet: Wednesday, January 23rd from 6:30-9pm. Located at The Community Foundation of Carroll County: 255 Clifton Blvd Westminster, MD 21157  (room1)

*Jan 10, 2019 – We suggest you touch base with your guidance counselor to find out how much time they will need to complete your academic record and get official transcripts. Deadline to receive is Jan 23! 

Jan 23, 2019 – Completed Academic Record forms must be emailed to us by this date!

Friday Feb 22, 2019 (5-9pm)@ FSK High School- dress rehearsal

Saturday Feb 23, 2019 –  Program will be held. 8am Arrival,

1-3pm Showcase open to public program.




Dara Schraft

(443) 821-3380

Program Dates

Jan 15, 2019 Last day to sign up online at:

Meet and Greet
Wednesday, January 23rd from 6:30-9pm. Located at The Community Foundation of Carroll County: 255 Clifton Blvd Westminster, MD 21157 (room1)

Feb 8, 2019 -**Academic Record form is due by email on this date. Turn in your academic record form to your guidance counselor by early January to give him or her enough time to email it back to us by this deadline! Stay on top of your guidance counselor to be sure it was completed in full and emailed to us on time. It is YOUR responsibility to insure that the academic record form is completed in full and turned in on time.
Feb 8, 2019 *Online questions must be completed and Applicant Confirms with their guidance counselor that their academic record form was completed and mailed by this date to:

DYW Scholarship Program Dress Rehearsal
Friday Feb 22, 2019 5-9pm at Francis Scott Key High School

The Local Carroll County DYW Scholarship Program
Saturday Feb 23, 2019 8am at Francis Scott Key High School.
Girls arrive dressed for interviews at 8:00am. Bring rehearsal and show wardrobe.
1-3pm Showcase open to public program.

If you win a local title, the following dates require mandatory attendance:

May 5, 2019 Tentative Date) (Noon - 4pm) Orientation @ (Tentative location) Hood College in Frederick MD and "send off "reception to Nationals for Kara Iwanowski, DYW of Maryland 2019!

Date TBD for State Finals (Likely to be end of school in June).

Question email: or call Dara Schraft (C) 410-245-3380 (H) 443-821-3825

Monday February 4 - Eat at Chipotle's in Sykesville 4pm-8pm and mention Distinguished Young Women or show them a photo of the flier on your phone! Give out fliers to your friends and family (paper or electronic)-- they MUST mention DYW and we will receive 33% of the proceeds of all sales that mention we sent them! This will go to our scholarship fund!

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