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Fully-funded Rotary Peace Fellowship 2020/2021

Fully-funded Rotary Peace Fellowship 2020/2021

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Country: United States, Japan, United Kingdom, Australia, Sweden, Thailand, and Uganda
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Applications call for a fully-funded Rotary Peace Fellowship 2020/2021

Rotary International awards 130 fully-funded fellowships for bright candidates who wish to study in the peace center of Rotary International. The Rotary has study locations in the United States, Japan, United Kingdom, Australia, Sweden, Thailand, and Uganda. Moreover, the program includes academic training, practice, and global networking opportunities which helps the participant fellows to be experienced and effective catalysts for peace.

Funding 

The Rotary Foundation offers up to 50 fellowships for master’s degrees and 80 for a certificate for the eligible candidates. Basically, the fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses.

Eligibilities 

  • Candidates must have three years of related work experience for the master’s program.
  • Similarly, candidates must have five years of related work experience for the certificate program and also should be able to explain how their plan to promote peace aligns with Rotary’s mission.
  • They must have a bachelor’s degree and be proficient in English.
  • Furthermore, a candidate must demonstrate leadership skills and should possess a strong commitment to cross-cultural understanding and peace.

Partner Universities 

The following educational institutions have a partnership with the Rotary Peace Fellowship

For Master’s Program

  • Duke University, USA
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
  • The University of Bradford, United Kingdom
  • International Christain University, Japan
  • The University of Queensland, Australia
  • Uppsala University, Sweden

For Certificate Program

  • Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Makerere University, Uganda

Programs

Master’s degree programs: Accepted candidates study peace and development issues with research-informed teaching and a diverse student body. The programs last 15 to 24 months and include a two- to three-month field study, which participants design themselves.

Professional development certificate program: During the one-year program, experienced peace and development professionals with diverse backgrounds gain practical skills to promote peace within their communities and across the globe. Fellows complete field studies and they also design and carry out a social change initiative.

Rotary International

Rotary International is an international service organization that works to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian service. In addition to that, the organization works to advance goodwill and peace around the world. Rotary International is a non-political and non-religious organization open to all people regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation/identity or political preference. Moreover, there are 35,000+ member clubs worldwide and 1.2 million individual members

Interested candidates must submit applications to their district by 31st May to apply for a fully-funded rotary peace fellowship 2020/21.

Specifications

Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline31 May,2020
CountryUnited States, Japan, United Kingdom, Australia, Sweden, Thailand, and Uganda
Open toAll
OrganizerRotary International

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