2014-2015 PEO Int’l Peace Scholarship for Women in USA, Canada

The 2014-2015 P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship for women in USA and Canada is now open for applications. PEO scholarship for women are awarded annually to women who are citizens of countries other than the United States or Canada for graduate study in a degree program from schools in the United States and Canada.
Worth of Awards: The maximum amount for a full twelve (12) months of study in $10,000.
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.
A copy of the applicant’s confirmation of admission must be received by the P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship office by April 1 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.
A student holding citizenship or permanent residency in the United States or Canada is not eligible.
Scholarships are not given for research, internships, or for practice training if not combined with coursework.
Scholarships are not awarded for travel.
In order to qualify for her first scholarship, an applicant must have a full year of coursework remaining and be enrolled and in residence for the entire school year.
Doctoral students who have completed coursework and are working on dissertations only are not eligible as first-time applicants.
Doctoral students in medicine or dentistry will be considered in the final two (2) years of coursework, internship or residency.
Application Calendar
August 15, 2013 First day IPS begins to accept Eligibility Forms for the following academic year
December 15, 2013 Last day to submit Eligibility Forms
April 1, 2014 Last day to submit confirmation of admission
Once you have been confirmed eligible, you applicant will be required to complete and sign a document promising to return to her home country or to a location outside the United States or Canada within sixty (60) days, depending on your visa status, upon completion of your degree program(s) or Optional Practical Training (OPT).
To determine eligibility, complete the Eligibility Form and submit it. To complete the eligibility form, click here.
If you have any questions, please email Carolyn Larson at i[email protected]
Deadline: December 15, 2013.
For more information about the scholarship, click here.