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Truckee student awarded PEO scholarship

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Truckee resident Kirstin Kramer with the PCE scholarship.

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Kirstin Kramer, a graduate student majoring in Public Health at UNR, and a Truckee resident, was the recent recipient of Philanthropic Educational Organization's (PEO) program for Continuing Education Scholarship (PCE).

The scholarship is available to women who are returning to school after a 2 year plus hiatus and will complete their studies within 2 years of receiving the scholarship.

Kirstin easily qualified for this scholarship and will be completing her Public Health program May 2017.

She recently spent time in the Dominican Republic and Guatemala doing public health research. She will be returning to Guatemala this summer for a 2 and a half month internship on malnutrition in women and children followed by independent study in Nicaragua doing research on pulmonary disease caused by indoor pollution from primitive cooking methods.

Visit peointernational.org to learn more about Philanthropic Educational Organization.