Women in the United States and Canada are invited to apply for the PEO International Peace Scholarships for women in the United States or Canada 2019-2020. Hundreds of women in the United States and Canada have benefited from this scholarship opportunity since its inception.
The PEO International Peace Scholarship Fund is a program of Women helping women reach for the stars. The PEO International fund will provide scholarships for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada.
This opportunity can be a game-changer for you and equip you with the privilege to undertake your graduate or Ph.D. studies tuition-free.
About the PEO International Peace Scholarships
The International Peace Scholarship Fund, established in 1949, as stated earlier is a program that 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.
PEO International Peace Scholarships for Women Eligibility
- 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 non-citizen or non-permanent resident of the United States or Canada is not eligible.
- Scholarships are not given for research, internships, or practical training unless it is combined with coursework. Awards are not to be used to pay past debts.
- 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 county colleges are eligible to apply for a scholarship.
Level/Field of Study
Scholarships are available to study the Graduate and Ph.D. program in any subject.
The scholarship is be taken in the USA or Canada.
This scholarship is available for international students.
The maximum amount awarded to a student is $12,500. Lesser amounts may be awarded according to individual needs.
The scholarship is based upon demonstrated financial need; however, the award is not intended to cover all academic or personal expenses. At the time of application, the applicant is required to confirm additional financial resources adequate to meet her estimated expenses. Additional resources may include personal and family funds, tuition waivers, work scholarships, teaching assistantships, study grants, and other scholarships.
Awards are announced in May. The amount of the PEO International scholarship will be divided into two payments to be distributed in August and December.
How To Apply For The PEO International Peace Scholarships for Women
- Information concerning the international peace Scholarship program is available from the P.E.O. Executive Office or from the website at peointernational.org.
- Eligibility must be established before application material is made available. Eligibility information and application deadlines can be found at any time on the P.E.O. website.
- Information concerning admission to Cottey college may be obtained by writing to the coordinator of Admissions, Cottey College, Nevada, Missouri 64772, or visit them at cottey.edu.
Awards are announced in May. The amount of the scholarship will be divided into two payments to be distributed in August and December.
Visit P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund Information by clicking on the link below.