P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization)
Founded in 1869, P.E.O. International is dedicated to advancement of women through educational scholarships and mentoring. This $1000 scholarship is offered through P.E.O.’s Chapter Z based in Rice Lake, Wisconsin.
The P.E.O Scholarship will be awarded for spring semester to a female student of promise from Rice Lake region who wants to make a positive change in her life. Preference will be given to applicants who may have experienced interruptions or delays in completing their education due to financial, health, family or other special circumstances. The ideal candidate will have completed at least one semester of higher education, enrolled for a minimum six credit hours; has set specific goals to complete her education, and demonstrates personal initiative and financial need. Considerations may include GPA and community or church volunteer activities.
Requirements include two written references and an interview with the P.E.O. scholarship team. Application deadline is midnight November 1.
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