Minerva Scholarship Fund

News And Updates

Minerva is pleased to announce the newest scholarship awards to women in our community!

Congratulations to the 2022-2023 Minerva Scholarship recipients who graduated this spring!

To read the personal statements of the scholarship recipients go to the Testimonial page.

Affiliation with Greater Gig HArbor Foundation

The Minerva Scholarship Fund (MSF) Board of Directors has announced that the Greater Gig Harbor Foundation will provide professional fund management, administrative and compliance services for MSF. The Minerva Scholarship Fund Board of Directors will continue to make decisions regarding the allocation of Minerva funds, recruitment of applicants and the selection of scholarship recipients.

Minerva Scholarships awarded to 10 local women

The Minerva Scholarship Fund awarded $55,000 in scholarships to 10 Gig Harbor-area women for the 2022-23 academic year.

Left to right: Sarah Whitmarsh, Delfina White, Sandy Kelley, Kayla Frank, Gail Henricksen, Megan Overstar

Not pictured: Wendy Holt, Kristin Mauldin, Carli Speer, Tarra Winslow

Photo Credit: Julie Ammann Photography

Encouraging Continued Education

Local nonprofit dedicated to providing scholarships for Gig Harbor women

Left to right: Delfina White, Gail Henricksen, Sarah Whitmarsh, Kristin Mauldin

Kim Sullivan, Lora Duncan, Tabatha Hoffman, not pictured Betsy Baker

The Minerva Scholarship Fund is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Founded in 1991, the nonprofit has been providing scholarships for women whose formal education has been interrupted for at least one year and who reside or work within the Peninsula School District Boundaries #401.