Overview: Each year, Rotary funds some of the world’s most dedicated and brightest professionals to study at Rotary Peace Centers. Through training, study, and practice, Rotary Peace Fellows become leaders and catalysts for peace and conflict resolution; many go on to careers in national governments, NGOs, the military, law enforcement, and international organizations like the United Nations and World Bank.
Target Group: Masters/Certificate
Area of Study: Research the curriculum and programs at each of the Rotary Peace Centers before starting your online application. You will be asked to rank the centers in order of preference.
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
Scholarship Value: The Rotary Peace Fellowship includes: tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, internship/field study expenses
Requirements: 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
How to Apply: Inform your local Rotary district that you are applying for a peace fellowship, and request an interview. District endorsement is required to complete the application process. TIP: Your local Rotary club can help you connect with your district. Use Club Finder to locate the club nearest you.
Club interviews and endorsements are strongly encouraged but not required for applicants who have district support.
Prior to interviews, fill out the application form, attach the required supplementary materials (test scores, academic or professional recommendations, essays), and submit them to your Rotary district no later than 31 May.
Complete an interview with district representatives.
Districts must submit endorsed applications to The Rotary Foundation by 1 July.
Rotary Club, Avondale(HARARE)
Rotary Ctr Senior Citizens Club
Fife Ave. & Colquhoun St.
Deadline: 31 May 2016
Website: More Info