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P.E.O. Projects
The P.E.O. Sisterhood maintains six educational projects. You can learn more about these projects on the website of P.E.O. Sisterhood International Chapter.

Projects Fact Chart


Download the P.E.O. Philanthropic Projects Fact Chart for a summary of P.E.O. International Projects.
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Educational Loan Fund (ELF)



The P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund, established in 1907, makes loans available to qualified women who desire higher education and are in need of financial assistance.
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Cottey College



Cottey College is a fully accredited liberal arts college for women at Nevada, Missouri, owned and operated by the P.E.O. Sisterhood since 1927. The Cottey College website provides complete information on the college, curriculum, faculty, student life and the application process for potential students.
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P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund (IPS)



The P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund was established in 1949 to provide scholarships for international women students to pursue graduate study in the United States and Canada.
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P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education (PCE)



P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education was established in 1973 to provide need based grants to women in the United States and Canada whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to support themselves and/or their families.
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P.E.O. Scholar Awards (PSA)



P.E.O. Scholar Awards was established in 1991 to provide substantial awards to women of the United States and Canada who are pursuing advanced degrees or are engaged in advanced study and research at an accredited institution.
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P.E.O. STAR Scholarship



The STAR Scholarship provides a $2,500 award to high school senior women who wish to pursue post-secondary education.