PEO Scholars Award


P.E.O. Scholar Awards are one-time competitive awards for women of the United States and Canada who are either pursuing a graduate degree or engaged in advanced study or research at an accredited college or university. In addition to recognizing and encouraging excellence in higher education, these awards provide partial support for study and research for women who will make significant contributions in their varied fields of endeavor. Priority is given to women who are well established in their graduate programs or advanced study or research.


Must be U.S. or Canadian citizen. Must be within two years of completing her doctoral level degree or postdoctoral research and she must have one full academic year of work remaining.

Award Amount

The P.E.O. Scholar Awards are given once each year for the ensuing academic year. Each is a significant monetary award that will provide partial support for a year's study. The number and amount of the awards are determined each year in accordance with the funds available.