P P.E.O. Foundation

P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education, Established in 1973, is a grant program providing financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school.
P.E.O. is a philanthropic organization where women CELEBRATE the advancement of women; EDUCATE women through scholarships, grants, awards and loans. They MOTIVATE women to achieve their highest aspirations.
You must contact one of the local contacts below to apply.

Carol Baker Bradenton and Sarsota 941-794-3715
Joy Sawmiller Englewood 941-698-8817
Bonnie Johnson Englewood 908-229-5023
Donna Smolenski Venice 941-485-1667
Martha Bellos Venice 941-480-1032
Pat Gorman Venice 941-497-0317

To be eligible the student must:

Be a Florida Resident Female student returning to college.
Be enrolled full time as SCF in a degree seeking program
Students receiving Florida Pre Paid or Take Stock in Children scholarship are not eligible.
Bright Futures scholarship recipients are eligible.
Please contact one of the ladies above.