July 6-10, 2021
Undergraduate college Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior or Senior;
Graduate student (Masters, Ed, Ph.D); or
College graduate with a 2-year degree or higher
The Miss Collegiate USA Organization is focused on affording young women professional and educational resources and scholarships for their future investments. Beyond the pageantry, the sisterhood of MCU awards young women career & college readiness skills and financial literacy education. We are proud to award cash, prizes, and scholarships to our Miss Collegiate USA and the state participants!
To compete for the title of Miss Collegiate USA* you must:
be no older than 29, single, attended some college, and embody strong morals
born a natural female, and a United States citizen
live, work, attend school or own property within the state or region in which you are representing.
Young ladies interested in representing their State in the 2021
National Pageant may apply as a State-Appointed Delegate if a
pageant is not held in their state.
Phases of Competition
INTERVIEW – 35%
State delegates will have a 5 minute personal interview with a panel of judges. This is your opportunity to allow the judges to get to know you and convince them you are the best candidate for the job. Questions will be formulated from the delegate's Fact Sheet, current events, community service, educational goals, and career ambition. A dress or pantsuit appropriate for a tv host interview is recommended. No pageant dresses.
ACADEMICS & PROFESSIONAL RESUME – 15%
State delegates will be asked to submit a professional resume with their academic and career achievements. This will be an opportunity for the judges to evaluate a delegate's achievements and career goals.
Note. This review may also be shared with scholarship donors to determine recipients of special college awards.
LIFESTYLE & FITNESS IN SWIMWEAR - 25%
This competition is designed to determine how well the participant maintains a figure that reflects good physical fitness and health. Delegates may choose to wear a one-piece or 2-pc swimsuit. No string or thong bikinis allowed. Note. Inappropriate swimsuits will not be allowed.
POISE IN EVENING GOWN - 25%
This competition is designed for the delegate to make an on-stage statement of her personality. Select a prom or formal dress that is appropriate for your age and personality. The color and style are your choice. The gown must be floor-length. You will be judged on confidence, elegance and stage presence, not on the specific price of the gown.