PAYETTE — P.E.O. Chapter C announced Katelyn Bradshaw of Payette as the recipient of the Program for Continuing Education scholarship of $1,200.
This scholarship will enable Bradshaw to obtain a master’s degree in social work at Boise State University. Bradshaw was one of 40 chosen for this program that had thousands of applicants. She plans to work in a school system upon completion of the program. She was a 2012 Payette High School graduate and graduated from George Fox University in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in social work/human services. She is the daughter of Christy and Nial Bradshaw and granddaughter of Caroline and Bob Kniefel.
She was also awarded a $15,000 Educational Loan Fund to help her achieve her goal.
P.E.O. is a philanthropic international organization founded in 1869. Its 225,000 members celebrate education opportunities for women by awarding scholarships, grants, awards, and loans. P.E.O. has given nearly $322 million in financial assistance to more than 105,000 women returning to school to enhance their lives. The organization also owns Cottey College, a liberal arts college in Nevada, Missouri.