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Please enjoy our 2020 Projects Program presentation.

The P.E.O. Scholar Awards (PSA) were established in 1991 to provide substantial merit-based awards for women of the United States and Canada who are pursuing a doctoral level degree at an accredited college or university.

Information regarding this scholarship (including a student FAQ document and student eligibility criteria) can be found on the P.E.O. International website

The online application period will open August 20, 2020 through November 20, 2020.

To be eligible for this selection cycle, nominees must be planning to receive their doctoral level degree between April 2022 and August 2023.  Nominees must also be sponsored by a local P.E.O. chapter. Awards from the P.E.O. Scholar Awards will be paid only for students enrolled in an accredited U.S. or Canadian postsecondary institutions. Study abroad is still permitted, provided the student is enrolled in a U.S. or Canadian institution.

If you have questions and to find a sponsoring chapter, please email Washington State's PSA Chair.