PEO is an international organization that helps in the upliftment of women. Women bringing up and supporting other women so that all could grow. PEO international peace scholarship that helps women in their higher education by means of grants and awards and hence contributing to women empowerment. Aiding in studying abroad is one such initiative of theirs.
Under the peace scholarship a women can seek scholarship in universities in two countries that is USA and Canada. Women can get grants for graduate level programs in the field of their wish.
The scholarship is intended to provide financial aid to international students that includes Pakistani students a well .The Pakistani women who seeks admission graduate level program belonging to any academic background can apply to any academic course of graduate level will be benefited from this scholarship.
→Any accredited University in USA or Canada
→ Cottey college students in USA, Nevada.
Field and level of study
→ Masters and PhD programs belonging to any field.
→Doctoral in Dentistry or Medicine for only last two years.
Number of scholarships
The maximum amount that would be accredited to a woman is about $12,500 that amounts to about 20 lakh pkr. For students who seek admission in Canadian university will get the money in Canadian dollar
It’s a stipend type scholarship in which the amount is awarded for about a year that is annually from June to August or August to August.
Scholarship money can be used for travelling with the exception of overseas travelling.
One renewal is available of the scholarship but not more than 2 years.
Additional expenses can also be included at the time of application submission.
Pakistani female student who have been admitted to a full time graduate course.
Pakistani female student who is qualified to seek admission in a graduate level course.
Students who are receiving funding at Cottey College can apply for graduate IPS funds. However, the amount won’t exceed $25000.
Students who have been enrolled in online or internship are not eligible unless it’s included in the course work.
Pakistani students who have a permanent residency or dual citizenship of USA or Canada are not eligible.
How to Apply?
►Collection of Proper Documentation as Follows–
Transcript of the undergraduate course Pakistani student hand done verified by higher education commission.
A copy of confirmation of admission to a university in USA or Canada.
Pakistani student needs to sign a document in which they promise to return to their home country upon completion of the course.
Student needs to submit an application explaining all their expenses and all their financial resources.
Those Pakistani students who seek admission in Cottey College are required to submit a letter of recommendation by director of admission of the college along with the confirmation of admission letter.
Note: The visa guidelines must be followed separately.
►Upload the Above Mentioned Documents on Following Website
Note: Eligibility must be established before application material is submitted.
Dates and Deadlines
Date of application closure: 15 December.
Last date to submit all the documents for the students who have already been enrolled in a graduate level academic course: 1 March (next year).
Last date of submission of all documents for students who have not yet been enrolled in any course: 1 April (next year).
In order to receive the scholarship Pakistani student must apply a year ahead of commencement of college so that their scholarship will be considered for the next academic year.
Can Pakistani student apply for this scholarship?
Yes Pakistani student can apply for this scholarship.
Can Pakistani student apply for more than one masters under this scholarship?
Yes a Pakistani student can pursue more than one masters under this scholarship.
If Pakistani student has already got admission in ETH can the student apply for scholarship?
No the student already admitted to the university are not eligible.
What is the CGPA requirement for the course?
The grade requirement is A that is almost 7.0 to 7.99 on the scale of 10.
Is there any English proficiency requirement?
No there is no English proficiency requirement for the scholarship.
Can Pakistani dual citizens with Switzerland apply for this scholarship?
Yes since the scholarship extends to both national international students so it extends to dual citizens too.
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