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PEO International Peace Scholarship Funds for Women

Here are great Scholarship opportunities for Women around the world to study in the United States of America and Canada.  P.E.O International Peace Scholarship (IPS) Fund  established in 1949 is now making available Scholarship Funds for women around the world. The purpose of these scholarships is to provide scholarships for international women students to pursue graduate study in the United States and Canada.

Scholarships Program
  • Masters
  • PhD
TENURE OF AWARD:   The application is made for a period not to exceed one year (two semesters and one summer session or equivalent). Extensions are possible.

NUMBER OF AWARDS OFFERED: Approximately 180 per year.

VALUE: Up to USD$8,000 per year, based on need.

Selection criteria
An applicant must be qualified for admission to full-time graduate study, working toward a graduate degree in the college or university she will attend.
Ineligibility
1 A student holding citizenship or permanent residency in the United States or Canada is ineligible.
2 Scholarships are not given for research, internships, or for practical training if not combined with coursework.
3 Scholarships are not awarded for travel.
4 In order to qualify for her first scholarship, an applicant must have a full year of coursework remaining and be enrolled and on campus for the entire school year.
5 Doctoral students who have completed coursework and are working on dissertations only are not eligible as first-time
applicants.
6 Doctoral students in medicine or dentistry will be considered in the final two years of coursework, internship or residency.
The applications of individuals who satisfy the prerequisites will be evaluated on a nondiscriminatory basis without consideration of race, national origin, religious affiliation, or disability.

How do students apply?
A copy of the applicant's confirmation of admission must be received by the IPS office by 1 April in order to complete the application. This notice must specify the graduate degree program. No consideration will be given to applicants lacking evidence of admission.
Information concerning the International Peace Scholarship program is available from P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund, P.E.O. Executive Office, 3700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50312-2899 or by visiting www.peointernational.org.
The completed eligibility material will be accepted only between August 15 and December 15.
The deadline for returning application and all related material, except applicant's confirmation of admission from university and income verification, is January 31.

Download : Application Form     or Visit : Official Website

Contact:

Position: Project Supervisor
Organisation: PEO International Peace Scholarship Fund
Address: 3700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines Iowa 50312-2899 United States of America
Phone: 515 255 3153
Website: http://www.peointernational.org/peo-projects-and-philanthropies

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