130 Fully Funded Rotary Peace Fellowship (Master and Professional Development)

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  • Apply Before : May 15, 2021
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Opportunity Details

  • Degree MasterNon Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTSNot Required
  • No. of Opportunity 130
  • Fields of study PEACE, Development
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration 3 Months To 2 Year
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Opportunity ID 5704
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Opportunity Description

Rotary Foundation is awarding 130 fully-funded fellowships annually for dedicated leaders who want to pursue their studies at one of the Rotary Peace Centers. Through this fellowship, the fellows will get academic training, practice, and global networking opportunities to develop them as an effective peace catalyst.

If you are want to pursue your master’s degree or want to participate in a short-term professional development program, you can apply to Rotary Peace Fellowship.

This fellowship offers a program for a master’s degree and a short term professional development program.


Number of fellowships: 130 (50 for master’s degree and 80 for professional development certificate)

Deadline: May 15, 2021


  • Master degree: 15 to 24 months including 2-3 month field study along with final with thesis
  • Professional development: a 3-month intensive practical program for promoting peace and international development


The fellows will obtain the opportunity to:

  • develop their skills in:
    • Conflict resolution
    • Negotiation
    • Cross-cultural awareness
    • Peace and conflict research
    • Leadership
    • Public speaking
  • Expand their global network of tomorrow leaders
  • Gain academic training

The fellowship covers the following expenses:

  • Tuition and fees
  • Accommodation
  • Round trip travel cost
  • Internship/field study expenses

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Where will you get the master’s degree:

  • The University of Bradford in England
  • International Christian University in Japan
  • University of Queensland, Australia
  • Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
  • Uppsala University, Sweden

Where will you get the certificate program:

  • Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  • Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

Who can apply for this program?

  • Be proficient in English
  • A second language is strongly recommended
  • Have a proven commitment to international understanding and peace
  • Obtained a bachelor’s degree or equivalent for master’s degree program with 3 years of full-time relevant work experience
  • Have a strong academic background with 5 years of full-time relevant work experience for certificate program
  • Advance leadership skills

Application procedure:

Applicants should apply before the deadline following the steps below:

  • Apply online using the online application form
  • Submit your application to the rotary district by May 15 and ask them to submit  your endorsed application to Rotary by July 1,
  • Once selected, the master’s fellowship recipient should apply separately for university admission

Apply online

Required documents:

  • Academic transcripts
  • Essays
  • Recommendations (one academic and one professional)
  • GRE

For more information please Visit the rotary fellowship website

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