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

 


 

JUNE 1, 2020

Application Available

Download Application

 


 

JUNE 1, 2020

Application Process Begins

 


 

DEADLINE EXTENDED
JULY 24, 2020

Deadline for Submission of Applications

 

  • All applications must be submitted online by 11:59 pm on July 24, 2020
  • Late applications will NOT be accepted
  • Paper applications will NOT be accepted

 


 

AUGUST 21, 2020

Announcement of Scholarship Winners

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 2020-2021 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
  • 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 WOMENINCALEADERSHIP@GMAIL.COM

Women In California Leadership

1121 L Street, Suite 211, California 95814
Women in California Leadership is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization ID #45-2806199