Minerva’s National Scholarship Program has proven to be successful in helping one female student each year by giving them greater assistance in achieving a college education. Minerva Associates and the American Business Women’s Association have been supporting education to aspiring business women. As a leading software company, Minerva Associates has decided to team up with ABWA in hopes to help create a scholarship for students and to help them achieve higher education. As a national organization, the American Business Women’s Association has been providing opportunities to business women by helping them team up and help each other become more successful. Female students pursuing any field of study can apply for this $2,000 Minerva’s National Scholarship Program. Applicants must be female students and enrolled in college to apply. In order to apply, applicants are asked to submit an essay of 500 to 700 words along with their contact information and a short personal biography. Being that this scholarship opportunity is an annual scholarship, students have until December 31st each year to apply and are given plenty of time to submit their application. A winner will get chosen and awarded by the end of January the following year. The funds will go towards tuition or books and a check will be mailed to the winner’s educational institution. Female students that get chosen for this scholarship will be role models for other students and will have a chance to become leaders one day. This great opportunity helps aspiring business women move forward with their education and assists them in being able to focus on their future career.