Call for Applications to the Minerva Scholarship program


Do you know a woman in college deserving of a scholarship? The Women in California Leadership (WiCL) Foundation Minerva Scholarship program is now accepting online applications from eligible female students. The program was established to assist deserving female students by offering financial assistance to meet educational expenses. Eighty-four $2,500 Minerva Scholarships and one $10,000 Golden Minerva Scholarship will be awarded this year.

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

  • Be a full-time student in good academic standing at an accredited college or university OR be a graduating high school senior with written proof of acceptance at an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • Eligible students must identify as female.
  • Have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5.
  • Submit a completed online application with all required supplementary documents by the application deadline. Please note: Applications and all supplementary documents must be submitted together online.

Complete scholarship requirements and details (including the application) are now available on the WiCL Foundation’s website:

Answers to frequently asked questions can be found via:

The deadline for submitting the online application and all supporting documentation is May 31, 2022 at 11:59 pm.

A public announcement of all scholarship winners will be made on July 1, 2022 via WiCL website and congratulatory letter emailed to each winner from the WiCL Foundation.

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