Our Story

Miss Utah's Outstanding Teen is Utah's premier scholarship program for teens and has been for the last 16 years. As part of the Miss America Organization, we are supported by the 4 pillars of the MAO organization, which are: Service, Style, Scholarship & Success. 

Our Teens select personal service initiative which drives their community service and involvement. 

Each year, we award over $100,000 in cash prizes, tuition waivers and in kind donations. 


"This program has given me the chance to serve and spark change in my community."

- Jocelyn

Want to Compete?

We are currently awaiting a date for our next state competition. We are tentatively set for March 2022. Eligibility is based on a number of criteria's and include age, location and year of education. Please reach out to us with specific questions regarding eligibility requirements. 

Teens compete in the following areas of competition:

- Private Interview

- Talent

- Onstage Question & Evening Gown

- Lifestyle & Fitness in sportswear (no swimwear)