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P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education
The P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education is a grant program providing financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to resume studies due to changing demands in their lives. They must have a need for financial assistance with their educational expenses to improve their marketable skills.

A woman is eligible to apply for a grant from the P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education if she:

  • is sponsored by a P.E.O. chapter;
  • is a citizen of the United States or Canada;
  • is studying in the United States or Canada;
  • has had at least 24 consecutive months as a nonstudent sometime in her adult life;
  • is within 24 consecutive months of completing her educational goal; and
  • is not enrolled in a doctoral degree program, e.g. educational, law, medical, or clinical.

Grants may be awarded for Academic or technical courses.

The applications of individuals who satisfy the eligibility criteria set forth above will be evaluated on nondiscriminatory basis without consideration of race, national origin, religious affiliation, or disability, with the primary consideration being the applicant’s demonstrated overall need for assistance.
Number of awards
Application processApplications for grants must be made through a P.E.O. chapter. Current application forms and materials are available from the P.E.O. Executive Office; from the state, provincial, or district chairman of the P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education; of from the official P.E.O. website.

Applications will be considered no more than four months prior to date of need on the application form. All forms must be received eight weeks prior to the beginning of the term for which the grant is requested. Applications received less than eight weeks prior to the beginning of the term for which the grant is requested may be returned as being too late to process.

For Lee's Summit local chapter NG please contact Susan Clark.
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Award amountMaximum $3,000
Minimum age
Gender requirement
Ethnic Origin Requirement
Citizenship requirement
Residency requirement
Must be a transfer student
Must be currently enrolled
State in which enrolled
Must graduate by this date
Demonstrated financial need
Primary financial responsibility
Current grade level
Max. college hours earned
Min. rank in HS or ACT/SAT test               Min. ACT Score:                Min. SAT Score:
Highest education level allowed
Vocation requirement