31 May 2019.
USA, UK, Sweden, Thailand, Japan, or Australia.
Rotary Peace Fellowships 2020-2021
Each year, Rotary selects up to 100 individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships to pursue a Professional Development Certificate Program or Masters Degree Program related to peace and conflict resolution and prevention at one of the participating peace centers around the world (USA, Japan, UK, Australia, Sweden, Thailand).
In just over a decade, the Rotary Peace Centers have trained more than 1,200 fellows. Many of them now serve as leaders at international organizations or have started their own foundations.
Rotary Peace Centers:
- 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).
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- International development
ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.
- Master’s degree programs: The program lasts 15 to 24 months and includes a 2-3 month field study, which participants design themselves.
- Professional development certificate program: The program lasts for 3- month which includes 3 weeks of field study and peer learning opportunities with a diverse group.
- Proficiency in English; a second language is strongly recommended
- Demonstrated commitment to international understanding and peace
- 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
- Up to 50 fellowships for master’s degree and 50 for certificate studies are awarded each year.
- The fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses.
- Review the application guidelines and check the eligibility requirements and restrictions.
- Research the curriculum and programs at each of the Rotary Peace Centers. You will be asked to rank two centers you prefer.
- Prepare your application, including your resume/CV, essays, academic or professional recommendations, transcripts, and test scores. All materials must be in English. For certificate candidates, transcripts and scores are not needed.
- Contact your local Rotary district before submitting your application to request an interview. District endorsement is a required component of 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 recommendations are strongly encouraged but not required for candidates who have district support.
- Before any interviews, submit your online application to your district by 31 May.
- Complete an interview with district representatives. Districts must submit endorsements to The Rotary Foundation by 1 July.
- Await notice of the selection results in November. If you are chosen for a fellowship, you will be told at which Peace Center you will study.
- Apply for admission to the university where your Peace Center is located. Being selected for the fellowship does not mean you have been admitted to the university.
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Lamis Moawad/ Egypt “
Reviewed by” Shorouk Nasser/ Head’s Country ”
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