Rotary Peace Fellowships

Deadline: until 31 May to submit applications to the district.

Target group: you must be endorsed by a local Rotary Club/District.

Degree: Master’s and professional certificate.

Rotary Peace Fellowships

Description

Each year, Rotary selects up to 100 individuals for Rotary Peace Fellowships from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships at one of our peace centers. There are two categories:

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.

List of partner universities:

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

Professional development certificate is a three-month program in peace and conflict prevention and resolution at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand for experienced professionals working in peace-related fields who want to enhance their professional skills

Eligibility

Rotary Peace Fellowships for Master’s degree program

*Minimum three years of combined paid or unpaid full-time relevant work experience

*Proficiency in English (required TOEFL or IELTS scores for non-native English speakers; see page 3) and recommended second-language proficiency

*Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

*Excellent leadership skills

*A strong commitment to international understanding and peace demonstrated through professional and academic achievements and personal and community service activities

NOTE: Applicants may not attend a center in their home country or country of permanent residence, with the exception of Japanese citizens or residents of Japan who have completed a course of study outside Japan and are interested in attending the Rotary Peace Center at International Christian University.

Rotary Peace Fellowships for Professional development certificate program

*Minimum five years of relevant work experience with full-time employment in a mid-level to upper-level position

*Proficiency in English

*Strong academic background

*Excellent leadership skills

*A strong commitment to international understanding and peace demonstrated through professional and academic achievements and personal and community service activities

Scholarship value

Rotary Peace Fellowships  cover:

*cover tuition and fees

*room and board

* round-trip transportation

* all internship and field-study expenses.

Application process

There are two methods for submitting the application. Choose only one:

*Online application: the Rotary Peace Centers highly recommends that applicants submit an online application. Find the 2017 application on our application website.

*PDF application: if applicants are unable to complete the online application, they can complete the PDF application available on our website and email a completed scanned copy with all attached supplementary documents to [email protected].

Application form GRE scores, attachment (required for Duke-UNC only) Two recommendations, signed and dated Undergraduate transcripts, attachment (master’s degree applicants only) Rotary Club Recommendation Form, optional Applicant’s certification, signed and dated Résumé or CV, attachment District Endorsement Form, signed and dated TOEFL or IELTS scores, attachment (required for non-native English speakers)

It is strongly recommended that applicants connect with a club near their legal or permanent place of residence, full-time study, or employment to assist with the application process. Applications must be submitted to the applicant’s chosen Rotary district by 31 May 2016

Please visit the official website

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