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MPH student selected for P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship

Congratulations to MPH student Oluwafemifola Onaade.   Femi was selected as a 2019-2020 P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship recipient.

The International Peace Scholarship Fund was first established in 1949 by the Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.).  The program provides scholarships for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada.

According to P.E.O. representative Jaime Jensen, “P.E.O. is celebrating 150 years of women helping women reach for the stars.  Since its inception in 1869, the nonprofit organization has helped more than 109,000 women pursue educational goals by providing nearly$345 million in grants, scholarships, awards and loans and the stewardship of Cottey College. Through membership, the P.E.O. Sisterhood has brought together more than half a million women in the United States and Canada who are passionate about helping women advance through education while supporting and motivating them. In addition to the educational philanthropies, the P.E.O. Sisterhood provides a framework of support and community for all members.”

For more information about the scholarship, visit:

https://www.peointernational.org/about-peo-international-peace-scholarship-ips