Miss Tustin is a scholarship program, and an official preliminary to the Miss California and Miss America Organizations. Miss America is the leading provider of scholarships to young women in the world.


Miss Tustin serves as a City representative. Throughout her year of service she attends community events, such as the Tustin Chili Cook-Off, Tustin Tiller Days, 4th of July, Man and Woman of the Year, and many more. She also volunteers her time in local schools, and performs her talent around the city. In June, Miss Tustin represents the City of Tustin in the Miss California Pageant.

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Sona Karun

Sona is a 21-year-old student at Irvine Valley College studying Biology and Education. She is a part-time teacher/tutor at Scholars Collective, which is a STEAM enrichment program, focusing on hands-on, collaborative learning.

During her year, Sona will work to further her Social Impact Initiative: Domestic Violence Awareness & Victim Advocacy. 

Sona's talent is Indian Classical Dance/Contemporary Fusion. 


The Miss Tustin Scholarship Association is dedicated to empowering young women to achieve their personal, professional, and educational goals. Our mission is to provide financial assistance, through scholarships, to young women to further their academic endeavors. We create an environment that promotes growth, self-confidence, and self-worth, where women can support and encourage one another. We believe in the mission of Miss America: to prepare great women for the world, and prepare the world for great women.

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The Crown

The four points of the Miss America Crown represent Scholarship, Success, Style, and Service. See the ways our Miss Tustin contestants embody these points!

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Our Mission

In addition to the scholarship money Miss Tustin provides, our program also helps young women grow into mentors, leaders, and advocates. Read about the impact the Miss Tustin Program has had on it's participants.




Are you between the ages of 18-26 and eager to improve your communication skills, earn money for college, and be more active in your community? We'd love to hear from you! You might be the next Miss Tustin! 

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