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  • Ruth C. Bartells & Geraldine E. Kelsch Scholarship

    Chapter FH of the P.E.O. Sisterhood on Mercer Island is the sponsor of these scholarships.  P.E.O. is an international philanthropic organization that promotes educational opportunities for women.  In awarding the scholarships, the committee will consider academic merit, financial need, career goals, and service to others, as demonstrated in applicant’s work or family history and/or community service activities. The minimum amount of each scholarship is $2,500.

    A woman is eligible to apply if she:
    · is a United States citizen and from the local area (raised in the area, a present resident  of the area, or a full-time student in the area)    
    · is a high school graduate or equivalent
    · is a matriculated student currently attending an accredited school of higher education  and is within two years of completing her degree (by June 2016)
    · has completed at least one semester or two quarters of post high school education at time of application
    · will be enrolled as a FULL-TIME  student (as defined by the applicant’s school) in an accredited school for the fall term
     · has a 3.0 or above G.P.A. (4.0 scale) for all college work taken in past 4 years.

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    Contact to request an application:Ginger Hess6550 81st Ave. S.E.Mercer Island, WA or