Each year, Rotary peace fellowship awards up to 130 fully-funded scholarships for dedicated leaders from around the world to study at one of our peace centers. Students from all over the world are invited to apply for a Professional Development Certificate program or Master’s Degree program at one of the participating peace centers throughout the world.

Since the program started in 2002, the Rotary Peace Centers have trained more than 1,300 fellows who now work in more than 115 countries. Many serve as leaders in governments, NGOs, the military, education, law enforcement, and international organizations like the United Nations and the World Bank.

The Rotary Peace Fellowship is designed for leaders with work experience in peace and development. Our fellows are committed to the community and international service and the pursuit of peace. Each year, The Rotary Foundation awards up to 50 fellowships for master’s degrees and 80 for certificate studies at premier universities.

Details of Rotary Peace Awards Fellowship Awards

Calling for:  International Students

Scholarship Announced by The Rotary Foundation

Host Countries: USA, Japan, Australia, Sweden, Thailand and Uganda

Host Institution(s):

  • 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)
  • Makerere University, Uganda (certificate program)

Level of the Study: Master’s and Certificate program

Scholarship Type: Fully funded

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Scholarship’s Benefits & Financial Coverage

The fellowships will cover:

  • full tuition and other academic fees
  • free Room and board
  • round-trip transportation
  • and all internship and field-study expenses

Eligibility Criteria

The Rotary Peace Fellowship is designed for professionals with work experience in international relations or peace and conflict prevention and resolution. Applicants must also meet the following requirements:

  • Proficiency in English; proficiency in a second language is strongly recommended
  • Strong devotion 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 of three years of related full-time work or volunteer experience, bachelor’s degree
  • Certificate applicants: minimum of five years of related full-time work or volunteer experience, strong academic background

Take the eligibility quiz.

Deadline & Instructions to Apply

Applications for the 2021-22 Rotary Peace Fellowship program are now accepting.

Candidates have until 31 May to submit applications to their district. Districts must submit endorsed applications to The Rotary Foundation by 1 July

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