Each year, Rotary selects up to 100 individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships at one of our peace centers.
These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses.
In just over a decade, the Rotary Peace Centers have trained more than 900 fellows for careers in peace building.
Many of them go on to serve as leaders in national governments, NGOs, the military, law enforcement, and international organizations like the United Nations and World Bank.
Two types of peace fellowships are available
We offer master’s degree fellowships at premier universities in fields related to peace and conflict prevention and resolution.
Programs last 15 to 24 months and require a practical internship of two to three months during the academic break.
Each year, we award up to 50 master’s degree fellowships at these institutions:
Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA (fact sheet)
International Christian University, Japan (fact sheet)
University of Bradford, England (fact sheet)
University of Queensland, Australia (fact sheet)
Uppsala University, Sweden (fact sheet)
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE
For experienced professionals working in peace-related fields who want to enhance their professional skills, we offer a three-month program in peace and conflict prevention and resolution at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand (fact sheet).
This program incorporates two to three weeks of field study.
We award up to 50 certificates each year.
Take the eligibility quiz.
Qualified candidates have:
For the master’s program, a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, plus three years of related work experience, and proficiency in a second language (strongly recommended).
For the certificate program, a strong academic background, plus five years of related work experience.
Proficiency in English.
Excellent leadership skills.
The 2017-18 academic term deadline is 31st May, 2016.
Begin by watching our Application Checklist Video and review the application process online.
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