Rotary Peace Fellowships

Every year, Rotary chooses up to 100 persons from around the world to obtain fully funded academic fellowships to pursue a Professional Development Certificate Program or Master’s Degree Program connected to peace and conflict solving and prevention at one of the participating peace centers around the globe (USA, Japan, UK, Australia, Sweden, and Thailand)
• 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)

Eligibility Criteria
The Rotary Peace Fellowship is intended for experts with work experience in international relations or peace and conflict prevention and resolution. Candidates must also meet the subsequent 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

The deadline for applicants to take submissions to their corresponding Rotary district is 31 May. Districts must submit endorsed applications to The Rotary Foundation by 1 July.
Scholarship value
The fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses.
Instructions for application
Instructions for applicants are country specific so it is important that applicants visit the website of the scholarship which is provided below

Link to scholarship