Rotary International Peace Fellowships
Last updated: 02 Apr 2015 |
Deadline: 31 May 2015
Study in: various countries
Course starts 2016
Each year, Rotary selects up to 100 individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships to pursue a Certificate Program or Masters Degree program related to peace and conflict resolution and prevention at one of the participating peace centers.
• Chulalongkorn University, Thailand (certificate program)
• Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
• International Christian University, Japan
• University of Bradford, England
• University of Queensland, Australia
• Uppsala University, Sweden
Field(s) of study:
Fields related to peace and conflict resolution and prevention.
Open to anyone sponsored by their local Rotary Club/District.
The Rotary Peace Fellowship includes: tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, internship/field study expenses
The Rotary Peace Fellowship is designed for professionals with work experience in international relations or peace and conflict prevention and resolution. Applicants must also meet the following requirements:
• Proficiency in English; proficiency in a second language is strongly recommended
• Strong commitment to international understanding and peace as demonstrated through professional and academic achievements and personal or community service
• Excellent leadership skills
• Master’s degree applicants: minimum three years of related full-time work or volunteer experience, bachelor’s degree
• Certificate applicants: minimum five years of related full-time work or volunteer experience, strong academic background
Interested candidates must apply for Rotary Peace Fellowships through their local Rotary district. Your local Rotary club can help you connect with your district. Use via the Club Locator to find a Rotary club near you. The deadline for candidates to submit applications to their district is 31 May. Districts must submit endorsed applications to The Rotary Foundation by 1 July.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Official Scholarship Website: https://www.rotary.org/en/peace-fellowships