The goal of the P.E.O. Chapter BD Arkansas River Valley Scholarship Award is to provide assistance to women for completing their educational goals by recognizing their academic and leadership activities.
P.E.O. Chapter BD recommends award recipients receive $1,000 (USD) annually. Awards are funded by the P.E.O. International Foundation and paid directly to the recipient.
Who is Eligible?
Women of all ages who are residents of the Arkansas River Valley Area (Sebastian, Franklin, Crawford, Logan, or Scott counties) are eligible to apply. Applicants must be enrolled fulltime in a specific and defined major, classified as a junior or senior status (or completed 60 college credit hours) and have a 2.5 cumulative GPA on a 4-point scale. Applicants need to show financial need based on annual family income according to current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) and demonstrate leadership and community service activities.
The application process must start with a member of P.E.O. Chapter BD Sisterhood. These items/forms must be completed and mailed in a packet.
Links to these forms are below.
Mail the above items to:
Scholarship Committee Chairperson
3201 S. O Street, #5
Fort Smith, AR 72903
Applicants will be recommended by the P.E.O. Chapter BD Scholarship Committee with final approval by the P.E.O. Foundation Board of Trustees.