Scholarship Program
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The Minerva Scholarship Program
The Minerva Scholarship program was established by Women in California Leadership to support the advancement of women in the State of California. Launched in 2015, the foundation was established with the purpose of empowering women and enhancing the lives of women and girls. To this end, the foundation is committed to providing scholarships to select women of promise in order to help them achieve their educational objectives.

KEY DATES

 


 

May 1, 2021

Application Available

Fill & Submit Application

 


 

May 1, 2021

Application Process Begins

 


 

DEADLINE EXTENDED
May 31, 2021

Deadline for Submission of Applications

 

  • All applications must be submitted online by 11:59 pm on May 31, 2021
  • Late applications will NOT be accepted
  • Paper applications will NOT be accepted

 


 

July 1, 2021

Announcement of Scholarship Winners

 


 

July 1, 2021

Announcement of $10,000 Golden Minerva Scholarship Winner

ELIGIBILITY

 


 

Scholarship Awards:

 

  • Up to 80 one-time $2,500 scholarships
  • One $10,000 scholarship

 


 

In order to be eligible for scholarship consideration students must meet the following requirements:

 

  • All California residents may apply and will be considered
  • Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an accredited college for the 2021-2022 academic year
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Self-identify as female

 


 

Please include the following in your application packet:

 

  • Completed Application
  • 250-word Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • Transcript (official or unofficial)
  • Two letters of Recommendation
  • Copy of Acceptance Letter/Enrollment Verification Letter

MINERVA SCHOLARSHIP SPONSORS

QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS CONCERNING THE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM CAN BE SENT TO HEATHER@WICL.US

Women In California Leadership

1414 K Street, Suite 250, California 95814
Women in California Leadership is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization ID #45-2806199