The Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) proudly sponsors no less than six international philanthropies, or projects, designed to assist women with their educational goals. More than 90,000 women have benefited from our organization's educational grants, loans and awards. To date, P.E.O. has awarded Educational Loan Fund dollars totaling more than $143.6 million, International Peace Scholarships are more than $29 million, Program for Continuing Education grants are more than $43 million, Scholar Awards are more than $16 million and P.E.O. STAR Scholarships are more than $2.6 million. See website for details and deadlines.
Wellesley College offers a number of fellowships for graduate study or research that are open to graduating seniors and Wellesley alumnae. Awards are usually made to applicants currently enrolled in or applying to graduate school for the following year. Preference in almost all cases will be given to applicants who have not held one of these awards previously. Decisions will be based on merit and need, with the exception of the Trustee awards, which are determined on merit alone. Awards are for study at institutions other than Wellesley College and are open to all nationalities. A common application can be...
The Canadian Federation of University Women, founded in 1919, awards over $1 million in fellowships to help women pursue post-secondary studies. Applicants must have Canadian citizenship or Permanent Resident status in Canada and be studying full time at the Master's or doctoral level. Eligibility for awards is restricted to women. Fellowship award amounts vary. See website for more details.
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund offers scholarships to graduate students of Hispanic heritage of all majors and graduate fields. Awards are based on merit, amounts range from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need among those selected. Eligibility Requirements: Must be of Hispanic heritage Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university, or graduate school, during the FALL of a scholarship cycle (year) U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA) Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)
For information on fellowships and grants available please contact the Social Science Research Council or consult their website.
We currently have a $5,000 scholarship, which we plan to award in 2021 to a qualified college graduate who has accepted admission to, or is currently enrolled in, a graduate program at American University, Tufts University, or Columbia University that emphasizes preparing graduate students for a career in public service. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. The award will be based on academic achievement as well as an essay of 500-1000 words that describes a social problem the applicant considers important and offers ideas on steps that might be taken to meet that problem. The award money from the Straus Historical...
Metropolitan Shuttle awards scholarships to SIPA students who were born in Maine and are determined to make the world a better place. The company awards $1,000 each year to a student who submits the best essay on how they plan to have a positive impact in the world. The winner must currently attend SIPA, or has been admitted for the forthcoming school year. Eligibility: B orn in the state of Maine Currently enrolled at SIPA or admitted for the next academic year.
Wellesley alumnae continuing their study of economics are eligible to apply for the Peggy Howard Fellowship in Economics. The award is administered by the economics faculty and the number of recipients and awarded amounts vary.
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation - the federal memorial to our thirty-third President - awards merit-based scholarships to college students who plan to pursue careers in government or elsewhere in public service. Truman Scholars receive up to $30,000 for graduate or professional school, participate in leadership development activities, and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government.
Kappa Omicron Nu National Honor Society for the Human Sciences (KON) serves 98 chapters and nearly 150,000 members. The organization awards members nearly $35,000 in scholarships each year. To be eligible, a Master's student must be an active member of Kappa Omicron Nu enrolled in a program in human sciences or one of the specializations in a university that has a strong reserach program. Human Sciences are fields committed to improving social justice and developing more desirable relations in communities, organizations, and the wider society. Refer to the website for deadlines and materials.

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