Good news! The Rotary Peace Fellowships 2023–2024 are fully funded awards for overseas students. These fellowships are available to pursue a Master’s degree or Professional Development Certificate program in peace and conflict resolution and prevention. In addition to paying for education, fees, room and board, and round-trip transportation, the Rotary Peace Fellowships Program also covers all internship and field study expenses.
Up to 150 students get Rotary Peace Fellowships each year. Rotary Peace Fellowships are open to professionals with experience in either international relations, peace and conflict resolution, or both. At prestigious universities, up to 50 fellowships for master’s degrees and 80 for certificate programs are given out annually.
Since the program’s start in 2002, the Rotary Peace Centers have trained more than 1,400 fellows, who are now working in more than 115 different countries. Numerous people have executive positions in governmental organizations, non-governmental (NGOs), the military, the police, and global institutions like the United Nations and the World Bank.
About The Rotary Peace Fellowships 2023-2024 (Fully Funded):
- Host Nation: Australia, Japan, Sweden, Thailand, USA, UK, Uganda.
- Institution(s): See List Below
- Degree Level: Master’s and Professional Certificate program
- Course Duration: 15 to 24 months for Master’s degree programs, 3-month Professional development certificate program.
- Deadline: May 15, 2023 (annual)
Institutions for Rotary Peace Fellowships:
- University of Queensland, Australia
- University of Bradford, England
- International Christian University, Japan
- Uppsala University, Sweden
- Chulalongkorn University, Thailand (Certificate Program)
- Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
- Makerere University, Uganda (certificate program)
Note: Fellowship holders are not permitted to continue their education at a Rotary Peace Center in their country of origin, except for Thai applicants, who are allowed to attend the center at Chulalongkorn University.
Benefits Of The Rotary Peace Fellowships 2023-2024 (Fully Funded):
Applicants will receive the following benefits through the Rotary Peace Fellowships 2023–2024:
- Tuition and fees.
- Room and board.
- Round-trip transportation.
- All internship and field-study expenses.
For Rotary Peace Fellowships, applicants must follow the following requirements:
- All nations in the world are eligible.
- English fluency is a must, and knowledge of a second language is highly desirable.
- Outstanding leadership abilities.
- Strong commitment to world understanding and peace, as evidenced by accomplishments in work and school as well as volunteerism.
- Candidates for master’s degrees must have a bachelor’s degree and at least three years of relevant full-time employment or volunteer experience.
- Candidates seeking certificates must also have a strong academic record and at least five years of relevant full-time work experience or volunteerism.
- Fill out the eligibility test.
Applicants must follow the following procedures in order to apply for Rotary Peace Fellowships:
- Review the eligibility criteria, limits, and application instructions.
- Look into the programs and events that the various Rotary Peace Centers have to offer. To rank the top two centers, please.
- Get ready for your application, which must contain a resume or CV, essays, letters of recommendation from educators or employers, transcripts, and test scores. Everything has to be written in English. Transcripts and test results are not necessary for certificate candidates.
- To arrange an interview, get in touch with your neighborhood Rotary district before submitting your application. A requirement of the application procedure is district endorsement. TIP: You can get in touch with your district by contacting your local Rotary club. To find the club closest to you, use Club Finder. Club interviews and recommendations are strongly desirable but not necessary for candidates who have district support.
- Prior to any interviews, your district must receive your online application by May 15th.
- Complete the district representatives’ interview. By July 1st, districts must submit their endorsements to The Rotary Foundation.
- Hold up until November to learn the selection results. If you qualify for a fellowship, you will receive the consideration of the Peace Center where you will study.
- Submit an application for admission to the college where your Peace Center is situated. Acceptance into the university does not imply selection for the fellowship.
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