P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship


The International Peace Scholarship Fund was established in 1949 to provide scholarships for international women students to pursue graduate study in the U.S. or Canada. 

The scholarship is based upon demonstrated need; however, the award is not intended to cover all academic or personal expenses. At the time of application, the applicant is required to indicate additional financial resources adequate to meet her estimated expenses. Examples of additional resources are personal and family funds, tuition waivers, work scholarships, teaching assistantships, study grants and other scholarships.

The maximum amount awarded to a student is $12,500. Lesser amounts may be awarded according to individual needs.



Eligibility Requirements

  • International woman graduate student working toward a degree in an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada.
  • Have a full year of coursework remaining, be enrolled and in residence for the entire school year.

How to Apply

Apply online on the P.E.O. website.