2016-2017 Rotary Peace Fellowships for International Students , and applications are submitted no later than 31 May. The Rotary Foundation awards up to 100 fully funded academic fellowships for the citizens from around the world. Two types of peace fellowships are available i.e. master and professional development certificate fellowships. The master programs last 15–24 months and require a practical internship of 2–3 months during the academic break at premier universities in Australia, UK, Sweden, Japan and USA. The professional development certificate program is a 3-month program which incorporates 2–3 weeks of field study. These Rotary Peace fellowships will be awarded in fields related to peace and conflict resolution and prevention. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): | Australia, UK, Sweden, Japan, the United States (master degree) and Thailand (professional development certificate).
Level: Fellows will earn a master degree at Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in USA, International Christian University in Japan, University of Bradford in UK, University of Queensland in Australia and Uppsala University in Sweden or a professional development certificate at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand.
Field(s): in fields related to peace and conflict resolution and prevention.
Deadline: no later than 31 May.
Funded By: The Rotary Foundation
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2016-2017 Rotary Peace Fellowships are targeted for Citizens from around the world
‣ Award No: Up to 100 fellows are selected every year. (Each year up to 50 master’s fellowships and up to 50 certificates fellowships will be awarded.)
‣ Scholarship Duration: Two types of peace fellowships are available. Master’s degree fellowships: programs last 15–24 months and require a practical internship of 2–3 months during the academic break. Professional development certificate: This is a 3-month program. This program incorporates 2–3 weeks of field study.
‣ Scholarship covers: These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses.
‣ Each year Rotary selects individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships at one of our peace centers.
‣ These 2016-2017 Rotary Peace Fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation and all internship/field study expenses. Two types of peace fellowships are available.
‣ Fellows are committed to community and international service and the pursuit of peace. Applicants must also meet the following requirements:
‣ Receive notice of selection results in November. If you are chosen for a fellowship, you will receive the name of the Peace Center where you will study.
‣ Follow these steps to ensure that your application receives consideration. Find complete information about the process in the application and frequently asked questions document.
‣ Read the entire application before you begin.
‣ Thoroughly research the curriculum and programs at each of the Rotary Peace Centers.
‣ Master’s degree applicants: Collect all academic transcripts, test scores, and any other documents required by preferred universities as noted on the fellowship application. All supplementary materials must be in English. Certificate applicants: Academic transcripts or scores are not needed.
‣ Inform your local Rotary district that you are applying for a peace fellowship, and request an interview. District endorsement is required to complete 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 endorsements are strongly encouraged but not required for applicants who have district support.
‣ Prior to interviews, fill out the application form, attach the required supplementary materials (test scores, academic or professional recommendations, essays), and submit them to your Rotary district no later than 31 May.
‣ Complete an interview with district representatives. Districts must submit endorsed applications to The Rotary Foundation by 1 July.
‣ Apply for admission to the university where you will study. Being chosen for a fellowship does not mean you have been admitted to the university.
‣ Scholarship Application Due Date: The deadline for candidates to submit applications to their district is 31 May. Districts must submit endorsed applications to The Rotary Foundation by 1 July.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.