Our dual scholarship program is the only official local preliminary for the Miss Michigan & Miss America programs in the Downriver & Lake Erie areas. To participate, contestants must have resided in Michigan for the 6 months prior to the pageant date, be a female no older than 25 years of age, and have no criminal record. *Proof of eligibility is required at contestant orientation.
The four young ladies selected to represent the Miss Downriver & Miss Lake Erie Dual Scholarship Program will promote their personal platform(s) throughout the 18 Downriver communities. Our title holders will also participate with other charitable organizations across the state of Michigan and will serve as ambassadors for Miss America's national charity "Children's Miracle Network Hospitals".