Fully-Funded Rotary Peace Fellowships | Rotary Peace Fellowship Program 2024-25

Fully-Funded Rotary Peace Fellowships

Rotary Peace Fellowship Program 2024-25 | Fully Funded

Rotary International Study in: USA, Japan, UK, Australia, Sweden, Uganda.

Each year, Rotary selects up to 90 peace and development leaders 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, Uganda).

The Rotary Peace Scholarship Program has been introduced to gather future leaders of change from all over the world and to provide them with advanced global networking opportunities. In order to fulfill its mission, the Rotary Peace Centers have trained more than 1500 fellows from different corners of the world.

Rotary Peace Fellowship Program 2024-25:

Sponsored by:

Ø  Rotary International

Host Institution(s):

Ø  Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA: Master of International Development Policy Program (MIDP) or various degrees offered by the University of North Carolina

Ø   International Christian University, Japan: Master’s Degree in Peace Studies

Ø  University of Bradford, England: Advanced Practice in Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution MA

Ø  University of Queensland, Australia: Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (MPACS)

Ø  Uppsala University, Sweden: Peace and Conflict Studies (MS.Sc.)

Ø  Makerere University, Uganda (certificate program): Post-Graduate Diploma in Peace and Development Studies

Important Note: Fellowship recipients may not study at a Rotary Peace Center in their home country, with the exception of candidates from Uganda, who may attend the center at Makerere University.

Level of Program:

Ø  Master’s Degree Program

Ø  The professional development certificate program

Rotary Peace Scholarship Duration:

Ø  Master’s Degree Scholarship 2024: 15 to 24 months

Ø  Professional Development Certificate Program: One Year

Up to 90 International fellowships:

Ø  50 for Master’s degree Program

Ø  50 for Certificate Studies

Target group:

Ø  Global peace and development leaders with an undergraduate degree who meet the eligibility criteria.

Components of the International Fellowship Program:

Ø  Academic Training

Ø  Applied Field Experience

Ø  Networking

Ø  Workshop Series

Ø  Final Seminar

Benefits of Rotary Peace Fellowship Program 2024-25:

Ø  Tuition fees will be covered.

Ø  Room and board

Ø  Round-trip transportation

Ø  All internship expenses will be provided.

Ø  field-study expenses will be covered.

Ø  Health insurance will be covered

Eligibility Criteria of Rotary Peace Fellowship Program 2024-25:

Ø  The candidates must be proficient in English.

Ø  The candidates must have an extraordinary record of building projects.

Ø  The candidates must be able to exhibit their academic achievements as well as the record of personal or community service.

Ø  The students who are pursuing for master’s degree must have completed their bachelor’s degree.

Ø  For master’s students, at least three years of relevant experience is required starting from the date of their most recent degree to the start of the fellowship program.

Ø  Candidates who are currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs are not eligible.

Ø  The candidates who are applying for the certificate program must have fulfilled all the above requirements, however, the experience required for these candidates is of five years.

Ø  The certificate candidates must be able to explain their plan of action.

Ø  Candidates with disability are encouraged to apply.

Ø  The candidates who have attended a certificate program or a global grant scholarship must have a three-year gap before applying for a master’s under this fellowship.

Ø  Active Rotary members, employees of the Rotary Club, Rotary International, or other Rotary entities are ineligible.

How to Apply for Rotary Fellowship 2024?

Ø  The candidates have to submit their applications to the Rotary Foundation online.

Ø  Provide all the relevant documents.

Ø  Submit your endorsement online from the fellowship subcommittee till 1st July.

Ø  The confirmation of receiving the endorsement and application will be sent.

Rotary Fellowship Application Deadline:

Ø  The application deadline is 15th May 2023.


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