P.E.O. International Peace Scholarships

Merit Based Scholarship | Scholarship Provided by : Philanthropic Educational Organization

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About the Scholarship

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The International Peace Scholarship Fund, established in 1949, is a program which provides scholarships for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada. Members of P.E.O. believe that education is fundamental to world peace and understanding.The scholarship is based upon demonstrated need; however, the award is not intended to cover all academic or personal expenses. At the time of application, the applicant is required to indicate additional financial resources adequate to meet her estimated expenses. Examples of additional resources are personal and family funds, tuition waivers, work scholarships, teaching assistantships, study grants and other scholarships.The maximum amount awarded to a student is $12,500. Lesser amounts may be awarded according to individual needs.

Scholarship application closes on
April 1, 2017
Scholarship provided type
Trust
Number of scholarships offered
Varies per year
Study Level
Undergraduate
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Scholarship Details

The maximum amount awarded to a student is $12,500. Lesser amounts may be awarded according to individual needs.

Requirements

Eligibility Criteria

An applicant must be qualified for admission to full-time graduate study and working toward a graduate degree in an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada.

A student who is a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada is not eligible.  Note:  A student with residency for tax purposes only is permitted.

Scholarships are not given for online courses, research, internships or for practical training if not combined with coursework.

In order to qualify for her first scholarship, an applicant must have a full year of coursework remaining, be enrolled and in residence for the entire school year.

Doctoral students who have completed coursework and are working only on dissertations are not eligible as first-time applicants.

International students attending Cottey College are eligible to apply for a scholarship.

Application

Application Process

  • All the students have to submit the filled application form before a given deadline
  • The scholarship application material is sent to Cottey College applicants after they are admitted to Cottey and are recommended by the Director of Admission
  • Information concerning the International Peace Scholarship program is available from P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund website www.peointernational.org
  • Students have to fill an Eligibility Form that can be requested at any time or downloaded from the website: www.peointernational.org
  • The Eligibility Form is usually submitted around between August 15 and December 15. This should be done at the earliest possible chance, even before receiving the application form for the scholarship

Additional Information

The eligibility information is available at http://www.peointernational.org/ips-eligibility-requirements at any given time.

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Contact Info

P.E.O. International Headquarters · 3700,
Grand Avenue · Des Moines, Iowa 50312 ,
50312
Phone: +1-515-553-153