Minerva Scholarship program

Hello Neighbor,

The Women in California Leadership (WiCL) Foundation Minerva Scholarship program, now in its fourth year, is currently accepting online applications from eligible female students. The program was established to assist deserving female students by offering financial assistance to meet educational expenses. One hundred and eight $3,000 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. We do not accept items submitted separately via mail, in person delivery or through legislative offices.

Complete scholarship requirements and details (including the application) are now available on the WiCL Foundation’s website: http://wicl.us/scholarship-program/

Answers to frequently asked questions can be found at: http://wicl.us/frequently-asked-questions/

The deadline for submitting the online application and all supporting documentation is May 31, 2023 at 11:59 pm. There are no exceptions to this deadline.

A public announcement of all scholarship winners will be made on July 3, 2023 via the WiCL website and a congratulatory letter sent to each winner from the WiCL Foundation.


In Service,
Senator Anna Caballero
State Senator, 14th Senate District