Deadline : May 1, 2020 .
Apply for the Rotary Peace Fellowships Master’s degree programs 2020. For years now, the Rotary International hosts seven Rotary International Peace Centers. This means that students from all over the world can apply to Rotary scholarships to pursue a Master’s Programme in Peace and Conflict Studies at one of the hosting centers
Rotary awards fellowships for master’s degrees in peace and development studies at six premier universities around the world. Teaching is grounded in practical research, and students have diverse backgrounds and professional experience. Programs vary in length from 15 to 24 months and include two to three months of applied field experience designed by the peace fellow.
Below are the seven participating Universities
- University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
- University of Bradford, Bradford, England
- International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan
- Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
- Duke University and University of North Carolina, Durham and Chapel Hill, USA
Successful candidates will receive the following benefits
- Tuition and fees
- Room and board
- Round-trip transportation
- Applied field experience expenses
- Health insurance
To be eligible, you must fulfill the following criteria
For this program, the ideal candidate is academically strong, has a bachelor’s degree in a related field, and has work experience in peace and development. Candidates need to demonstrate a commitment to peace and conflict resolution, be able to undertake extensive reading and discussion in the pursuit of knowledge, and be able to participate actively within a diverse cohort of students. After the program, candidates should be willing to share their own work and experience, staying in touch with peace fellows in their region and maintaining strong connections with Rotary members.
Candidates must meet the following conditions:
- Be proficient in English
- Have a bachelor’s degree
- Have a strong commitment to cross-cultural understanding and peace as shown through professional and academic achievements and personal or community service
- Potential for leadership
- Have at least three years of full-time experience in peace or development work