PEO International Peace Scholarships for Female Students Worldwide, 2017

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.

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.


  • 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.

How to apply: Eligibility must be established before application material is sent to applicants. To determine eligibility, complete the Eligibility Form and submit. The eligibility information is available at the official website at any time but the completed form will be accepted electronically in the IPS office only between 15 September and 15 December 2016.

Deadline: Application deadline is April 1, 2017.

For more information, visit the official page.