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The International Peace Scholarship Fund

International Peace Scholarship Fund

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12500 USD
2 countries
15 Dec 2024
Application deadline


The International Peace Scholarship Fund is a fund established in 1949 to provide scholarships for women from other countries for graduate study in the U.S. or Canada. 


Scholarship type

Need based

Number of scholarships to award



up to $12,500

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


The P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to international women pursuing graduate degrees in the U.S. and Canada to foster global peace through education. IPS recipients carry the spirit of P.E.O. back to their home countries where the degrees they have earned positively impact people’s lives around the globe.

Applicable programmes


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


A woman is eligible for consideration for an International Peace Scholarship if she:

  • is a woman outside the United States and Canada who is seeking an advanced degree from an accredited college or university in the U.S. or Canada
  • will return to her home country to utilize her education to make a positive impact and foster global peace
  • has a full year of coursework remaining and is enrolled and in residence in the U.S. or Canada for the entire school year
  • is an international student attending Cottey College

Please note:

  • Doctoral students who have completed coursework and are working only on dissertations are not eligible as first-time applicants.
  • A student who is a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada is not eligible. A student with residency for tax purposes only is permitted.
  • Scholarships are not given for online courses, research, internships or for practical training if not combined with coursework.

Scholarship requirements




2 countries


2 nationalities

Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

15 Dec 2024

If you meet the eligibility requirements, please fill out an online eligibility form. The eligibility period is from September 15 to December 15 every year.


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