Monday, July 1, 2013
Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student
Category: Global & Civic Engagement
The Rotary Foundation is now accepting applications for the world-competitive Rotary Peace Fellowship. The fellowship provides academic and practical training to prepare fellows for leadership roles in solving conflicts around the world.
Up to 100 fellows are selected every year based on personal, academic, and professional achievements. Fellows earn a master’s-level degree or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict studies at one of six Rotary Peace Centers at leading universities in Australia, England, Sweden, Japan, the United States and Thailand.
Both programs require, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree in a related field; three years of relevant work experience and proficiency in a second language for the master’s program and five years of relevant work experience and proficiency in English for the
All Rotary Peace Fellowship applications need the endorsement of a local Rotary district. Applicants can find their nearest local Rotary Club by using the Club Locator tool on the Rotary International website at http://www.rotary.org/en/AboutUs/SiteTools/ClubLocator/Pages/ridefault.aspx.
The 2014 Academic term deadline is 1 July 2013. Applications are available at: www.rotary.org/rotarycenters. Please pay close attention to the language and academic test requirements for each center.