Miss America


Preparing great women for the world.

Preparing the world for great women.

The public perception of Miss America is often that it’s a one-night telecast, but in reality it’s so much more. This unique program is a year-round opportunity for women to earn scholarships, grow their networks, learn valuable life and career skills, and make a difference in their communities. For nearly 100 years, we have been committed to empowering the advocates and leaders of tomorrow.

Teen Program Overview

The Miss America’s Outstanding Teen program is a division of The Miss America Organization for young women ages 13-18. Candidates compete in areas such as interview, talent, and social impact for scholarships to further their education and the chance to represent the nation as Miss America’s Outstanding Teen.

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Meet Marcelle LeBlanc,
Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2022

Marcelle LeBlanc earned the title of Miss America’s Outstanding Teen at Universal Studios on July 30th, 2021 along with $31,000 in scholarships to help pay for her studies at Auburn University. As an accomplished actress, she has appeared in several major films and television productions including Stranger Things, Criminal Minds, Cobra Kai, and Fear Street Part 2: 1978. You can also keep an eye out for Pen15, Just Beyond on Disney+, and The Waltons Homecoming! She is majoring in accounting and plans to continue her career in film and television. Click here to learn more about Marcelle and her social impact initiative, Support the Arts through Resources and Scholarships.

MAOTeen Scholarships

As part of the Miss America Organization, participants in the MAOTeen program earn educational scholarships at every level of competition. Since its founding in 2005, MAOTeen has paid over $1.3 million in cash scholarships to 200 colleges and universities across the nation. Click below to learn more about the scholarships awarded at the 2021 Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Competition.

Century Club

The Century Club is a group of 100 generous donors who funded $10,000 worth of scholarships awarded onstage at the 2021 Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Competition. Thank you to all of our members helping to educate our young women across the country!

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