The Office of Graduate Student External Support and GradFund in the Graduate School-New Brunswick assists graduate students with identifying and applying for external grants and fellowships to support their graduate studies.  To learn more about our services, please visit our website.


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The PEO Scholar Award (http://www.peointernational.org/about-peo-scholar-awards-psa), provides educational awards for women who are pursuing a doctoral level degree at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada


P.E.O. Scholar Awards are one-time, competitive, merit-based awards for women of the United States and Canada who are pursuing a doctoral level degree at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada. In addition to recognizing and encouraging excellence in higher education, these awards provide partial support for study and research for women who will make significant contributions in their varied fields of endeavor. Priority is given to women who are well established in their programs, study or research.

The number of awards is determined each year in accordance with the funds available. The current maximum award is $15,000.

A female PhD student within 2 years of graduation. A citizen of the US or Canada, an excellent academic student who has published and presented in her field of study and lastly a student whose career objective is strong and clear.  You can find more details on the eligibility requirements here: http://www.peointernational.org/psa-eligibility-requirements .

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