The P.E.O. International Houghton Chapter has several grants and loans available for women students at Michigan Tech. Please visit their web site here and contact Susan Beck at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details and application instructions.
Programs/Projects of note:
- International Peace Scholarships (IPS): Need-based. $10,000/renewable for one time only.
- Program for Continuing Education (PCE): Need-based scholarship. Must have had at least a 24-month break in education and be within 24 months of completing program. $3,000/non-renewable.
- Scholar Awards (PSA): Merit-based scholarship. Must be within 2 years of completing a doctoral level degree. $15,000/non-renewable.
- STAR: Merit-based scholarship. For high school seniors enrolling in a postsecondary institution upon graduation. $2,500/non-renewable.
All grants, scholarships and loans, with the exception of the International Peace Scholarship (IPS), require applicants be sponsored by a local chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood.
P.E.O. was founded in 1869 by seven students at Iowa Wesleyan College in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. Today, P.E.O. has grown to nearly a quarter of a million members in chapters throughout the U.S. and Canada, with headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa. Their focus is to help women to achieve education.