Projects Overview

Are you seeking financial support to help you reach your educational goals? P.E.O. sisters in Washington are here to offer assistance!

The P.E.O. Sisterhood has six philanthropies that support educational opportunities for women through grants, loans, scholarships, awards, and the stewardship of Cottey College.

  The Program for Continuing Education offers need-based grants for women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to complete a degree or certification that will improve their marketable skills.
  The Educational Loan Fund provides loans for non-degree accredited programs, associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The current rate of interest is 2%.
  The International Peace Scholarship provides scholarships for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States or Canada.
  The STAR Scholarship provides scholarships for exceptional high school senior women to attend an accredited postsecondary educational institution in the United States or Canada in the next academic year.
  The P.E.O. Scholar Awards are substantial merit-based awards for women of the U.S. and Canada who are pursuing their doctoral level degree at an accredited college or university.
  Cottey College is a nationally ranked women’s liberal arts/sciences college in Nevada, Missouri, offering bachelor’s and associate degrees.

For more information, please contact the Washington State Projects Coordinator.