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Grants

PTPI Grants and Scholarships

PTPI offers grants and scholarships for it chapters and members. Even non-members may apply for some grants.

European Program Fund

Aim

The aim of the fund is to promote PTPI chapters and members in Europe.

Applicants

Dues paying chapters chartered by PTPI and members in Europe can apply. Examples of support: Chapters: Own programs, programs with other chapters, or with another organisation. New ideas for programs are encouraged. Individuals: Participation in PTPI Worldwide Conference, regional events, and participation in new and innovative projects. Programs and participation should promote PTPE and its local chapters. Example of programs that are not supported: studies and direct travel support.

Deadline

There is no deadline, but applications should be made at least one month prior to the program.

More information

For more information, please visit www.ptpe.org/epf

PTPI Project Grant

People to People International (PTPI) encourages chapters to “Think Big!” and develop projects that will make a significant and lasting impact. Chapter Project Grants support cultural, educational, and humanitarian projects that exemplify the mission of PTPI.

Aim

Chapter Project Grants support cultural, educational, and humanitarian projects that exemplify the mission of People to People International.

Applicants

Chapters eligible for the Chapter Project Grant:

  • Show a successful track record of chapter projects
  • Are chartered for at least one year
  • Are in good standing: A chapter in good standing is one that has met the following requirements within the previous 12 months.

Community Chapters

  • Completed a Membership Update
  • Submitted a Summary Report

University Chapters

  • Completed a Membership Update
  • Submitted a Summary Report

Student Chapters

  • Completed a Membership Update with photo permission forms
  • Submitted two Team Peace Challenge reports
  • Participated in Global Youth Service Day

Deadline

Grants are awarded twice per year and applications are due February 1 and/or August 1. All applicants will be notified within 30 days following the application deadline and funds will be distributed in March and September. Chapters may apply for and receive more than one grant in a year. Preference will be given to chapters who have not received a grant within the calendar year.

More information

For more information, please visit www.ptpi.org/whats_new/chaptergrants.aspx or contact PTPI European Office.

Joyce C. Hall College Scholarship

Aim

The scholarship aims to cover school and college costs. There are five scholarships of each $2,000.00.

Applicants

Applicants must have had experience with People to People International through participation in one of our various programs, such as the Student Ambassador Program, student or community chapter activities, School and Classroom Program, Global Youth Forum, etc. Applicants must be a current member of People to People International. The applicant must currently be a high school senior or a full-time college or university student and must maintain a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. International students are encouraged to apply.

Deadline

The deadline for the application is October 15th. The application can be sent by postal mail or scanned via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

More information

For more information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit www.ptpi.org/students/Scholarships.aspx

James & Eunice Doty PTP/Congressional Award Scholarship

Aim

In 1986, People to People International established the James and Eunice Doty/People to People International /Congressional Award Scholarship Fund in cooperation with the Congressional Award Leadership Commission. At the end of each calendar year, scholarships are awarded to four high school students (college students are not eligible) who have earned the Congressional Award that year.

Applicants

Students are eligible to apply for the scholarship if they earn and receive the Congressional Award prior to October 15 the previous year.

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

  • have earned the Congressional Award (bronze, silver, or gold);
  • be at least 16 years of age and not older than 18 at time of travel;
  • currently be a high school student or a graduating senior;
  • be in good academic standing;
  • demonstrate maturity and well-rounded interests; and
  • demonstrate financial need.

Applicants who have already been awarded the James and Eunice Doty People to People International /Congressional Award Scholarship are unable to reapply. You may only receive the scholarship one time and the scholarship is not renewable or transferable. You must use the scholarship during the calendar year specified or it will be deemed invalid. Employees, Officers, Trustees and Directors of People to People International and their respective families are not eligible to apply for the James and Eunice Doty PTPI/Congressional Award Scholarship.

People to People International publicizes this scholarship via the Congressional Award Foundation in Washington, DC. For more information on the Congressional Award program please visit their website at www.congressionalaward.org.

Deadline

October 15th.

More information

For more information please contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit www.ptpi.org/students/Scholarships.aspx.

Supporting PTPI and our Programs

Help make a difference in the world by contributing to one of the many funds at People to People International. Whether it's supporting a student to participate in one of our programs, or donating to the International Friendship Fund which enables members to assist or contribute to the people and/or facilities they visit throughout the world, or helping PTPI’s chapter network to assist each other in times of community need, one of them is right for you! Help us achieve our goals and make a difference in the world today.

For support you may visit www.ptpi.org/donations/default.aspx There are currently the following funds avaiable to support:

  • Eisenhower Legacy Fund
  • International Friendship Fund
  • Global Landmine Initiative
  • Hostler Global Youth Forum Scholarship
  • Youth Leadership Fund

For support direct to PTPI's European Council, please contact PTPI's European Office.