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PEO International Peace Scholarships for Female Students

A master and PhD funding is available for female students by PEO scholarships. All students regardless of citizenship (except Canadian and American) are eligible to apply for this funding. Applicants should apply before December 15, 2014.

The P.E.O. International Peace Scholarships (IPS) are awarded every year to women who are citizens of countries other than the United States or Canada for graduate study in a degree program offered in schools in the United States and Canada. Members of P.E.O. believe that education is fundamental to world peace and understanding and aims to help qualified women who desire higher education and are in need of financial assistance. The PEO IPS fund is a program of women helping women reach for the stars. The IPS fund will provide scholarships for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada.

Benefits
The maximum amount awarded to a student is $ 10,000. Lesser amounts may be awarded according to individual needs.

Application Requirements
Essential qualifications include.
- 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. Applicant must not be enrolled at time of application.
- A copy of the applicants 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.

Please note these restrictions.
- A student who is a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada is not eligible.
- Scholarships are not given for research, internships, or for 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 cottey college are eligible to apply for a scholarship.

How to apply?
You may obtain information on the International Peace Scholarship program from the P.E.O. Executive Office or from the official website (link to it is below). Eligibility must be established before application material is made available.

To determine eligibility, complete the Eligibility Form and submit within the stipulated time (between September 15 and December 15 for 2015/2016 session). Eligibility information can be found at any time on the P.E.O. website.

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