Philanthropic Education Organization (P.E.O)
Scholarships, Loans and Grants
P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund
The P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund, established in 1907, makes loans available to qualified women who desire higher education and are in need of financial assistance. The Loan Fund is not a scholarship fund.
Educational Loan Fund Policies
P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education
P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education, established in 1973, is a grant program providing financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to resume studies due to changing demands in their lives. They must have a need for financial assistance with their educational expenses to improve their marketable skills.
P.E.O. Scholar Awards
The P.E.O. Scholar Awards program, established in 1991, provides educational awards for women of the United States and Canada who are either pursuing a doctoral level degree or are engaged in post doctoral research at an accredited college, university, or institution.
Scholar Award Policies P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund
The International Peace Scholarship Fund, established in 1949, is a program which provides scholarships for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada.
Members of P.E.O. believe that education is fundamental to world peace and understanding