Scholarship in Canada/USA: PEO International Peace Scholarships for Female Students Worldwide - Apply Here


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P.E.O. International Peace Scholarships (IPS)

Course(s) Offered: All fields
Course Level: Graduate (masters, phd)
Provider: P.E.O. IPS Fund
Country to Study in: USA, Canada

Scholarship Description
The P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship (IPS) Fund was established in 1949 to provide scholarships for qualified selected women students to pursue graduate study in the United States and Canada.

PEO believes that education is fundamental to world peace and understanding, and therefore it aims to help qualified women who desire higher education and are in need of financial assistance.

The Scholarships are awarded annually to women 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.


Eligibility
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
  • 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 does not need to be enrolled at the time of application.
  • 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.

    Selection criteria:
    The scholarship is based upon demonstrated financial need; however, the award is not intended to cover all academic or personal expenses.

    Eligible groups
    Citizens of all other countries of the world (EXCEPT the United States or Canada)

    Participating Institutions
    All approved/accredited schools (college or university) in the United States and Canada 

    Fields of study
    Any graduate masters degree or doctoral degree program in any field of study

    Number of awards
    Not specified, but several will be given

    Sponsorship duration
    The scholarship is for the whole duration of the applicant's study program. A recipient in graduate school is eligible to apply for one (1) renewal of her scholarship. She may receive scholarship assistance for no more than two (2)years

    Scholarship benefits
    The scholarships are given as GRANTS-IN-AID and are not intended to cover all academic or personal expenses. The maximum scholarship amount for one (1) year of study is $12,500, based upon need. Lesser amounts may be awarded according to individual need.

    It is important to read the Scholarship Policy(pdf) and visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for this scholarship.


    IMPORTANT NOTE:
    If eligible, an 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 her visa status, upon completion of her degree program(s) or Optional Practical Training (OPT).

    Each applicant has 60 days from the date her eligibility form is approved to submit her completed application material. The material includes the Application Form, Personal Statement (or Progress Report for renewals), Educational/Employment Resume, Recommendations and the Return Travel Guarantee Form. These may all be downloaded from the official website (link to it is below).


    How to Apply
    All Youths from Africa will be considered for The United Nations Youth Empowerment Program based on academic talent, financial need, and interest in improving their communities
    • Application is only online
    • Use the Application link provided on this website to start your application free of charge
    • Start your Application online here
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