2016 Rotary Peace Fellowships

Brief description: 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.

Rotary International
Masters/Certificate

Deadline: 31 May 2016 (annual)
Study in: USA, Japan, UK, Australia, Sweden, Thailand
Course starts 2017

Host Institution(s):

•  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

•  Chulalongkorn University, Thailand (certificate program)

Level/Field of study: Certificate or Masters Degree Programme in fields related to peace and conflict resolution and prevention

Target group:

Anyone endorsed by their local Rotary Club/District.

No. of Scholarships: Up to 50 master’s degree fellowships and 50 certificates are awarded each year.

Scholarship value/inclusions: The fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses.

Eligibility: 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

Read the complete eligibility requirements.

Application instructions: The deadline for candidates to submit applications to their respective Rotary district is 31 May. Districts must submit endorsed applications to The Rotary Foundation by 1 July.

It is important to read the complete application instructions and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website: Click here for scholarship details and application


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