The Miss America Organization and its state and local organizations awards more than 45 million dollars in scholarship each year at the Local, State, and National levels. Read more...
The Miss Iowa Scholarship Program provides over $50,000 in scholarship dollars and over $500,000 in-kind scholarships at more than 30 Universities and Colleges. Read more...
Nina Yu, 17, Miss Metro's Outstanding Teen, won the
title of Miss Iowa’s Outstanding Teen 2015. Nina is a senior at John F. Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
The Miss Iowa Scholarship Program has a proud history as a statewide event. Dedicated to community service and enriching the lives of women at several levels of participation from youth to adult, the Miss Iowa program serves as an official preliminary to Miss America ®.
The Miss Iowa program began with city representatives traveling to Atlantic City, NJ, such as Alta Sterling, Miss Sioux City 1924. In March 1996, the Miss Iowa program was recognized, by resolution of the Iowa Senate, as the "Official Hostess for the State of Iowa."