The Philanthropic Education Organization (PEO) Sisterhood provides grants-in-aid for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States or Canada.
PEO believes that education is fundamental to world peace and understanding.
The maximum grant awarded to a student is $5,000 annually. Recipients may re-apply and receive the scholarship for a maximum of three years.
An applicant must be qualified for admission to full-time graduate study, working towards a graduate degree in the college or university of her choice in the United States or Canada.
Eligibility form must be completed before application materials can be sent to applicants.
The Eligibility Form and more detailed information about applying for the PEO International Peace Scholaship is available from their website.
This article was published on May 4, 2010