P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund

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Amount
Awarded

$20,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

December 15, 2020

Tuesday
Awarded By:

P.E.O. Sisterhood

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually. *Please note: The number of recipients for this program varies according to the number of students meeting the eligibility requirements in any given year.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international students.
  2. Must be a female.
  3. Must be a full-time student.
  4. Must be a citizen or permanent resident of a country other than the United States or Canada.
  5. Must be currently attending graduate school, have a full year of coursework remaining, and be enrolled and on campus for the entire school year at time of application.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: Applicants must be studying in a graduate program in the United States with at least one full year of academic coursework left to be completed. Doctoral students who have completed coursework and are working only on dissertations are not eligible as first-time applicants. This award is for U.S and Canadian students.

Application requirements for the P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund are:

  • Application form
  • Eligiblility form
  • Admissions
  • income verification
Additional Information: Believing that education is fundamental to world peace and understanding, members of the P.E.O. Sisterhood contribute funds for the purpose of providing scholarships for selected women from other countries for study in the United States and Canada. A condition of receiving the scholarship is that the applicant, upon completion of her degree program, will return to her own country within 60 days, depending on her visa status, to pursue her professional career. The applicant may have a U.S. or Canadian citizen act as a sponsor; however, the sponsor must act as the student's non-academic adviser and will help her in the event of a personal emergency. The scholarships are given as 'Grants-in-Aid' and are not intended to cover all academic or personal expenses. An applicant is required to show proof of adequate additional financial resources to meet her estimated expenses. Winners will be notified by May 1.

Award Amount: Up to $10,000 annually, renewable for one year if the student continues to meet eligibility requirements and submits a renewal form. The amount of the award will be divided into two equal payments to be disbursed in August and December. Scholarship funds may be used only for tuition, maintenance and incidental expenses, and only while in residence as a full-time student in the United States or Canada at the institution specified.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $20,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Scholarship information is available on the Providing Educational Opportunities for Women (P.E.O.) website (about mid-way down on the homepage of the website). Submit before the deadline.
Contact: x
Address: 3700 Grand Ave. Des Moines, Iowa 50312-2899

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