Congratulations to JDP students, April May (entering class of 2016) and Emily Paolillo (entering class of 2015) for being recipients of the P.E.O. Scholar Award for the 2020-2021 academic year. 

“The P.E.O. Scholar Awards are one-time, competitive, merit-based awards intended to recognize and encourage academic excellence and achievement by women in doctoral-level programs. These awards provide partial support for study and research.

P.E.O. Scholars have demonstrated their ability to make significant contributions in their chosen field of study, having assumed leadership positions in university academics, scientific research, medicine, law, performing arts, international economics, history, literature, government and other demanding fields.” –About the P.E.O. Scholar Awards

Congratulations April & Emily for being recognized as outstanding young women in a doctoral program!