2022 Rotary Peace Fellowships for Young Peace and Development Leaders Worldwide
Open to: Africans, Graduates, International Students, Leaders, Post Graduates
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Each year, Rotary awards up to 130 fully-funded fellowships for dedicated leaders from around the world to study at one of our peace centers.
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Through academic training, practice, and global networking opportunities, the Rotary Peace Centers program develops the capacity of peace and development professionals to become effective catalysts for peace.
The fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and internship and field-study expenses.
Scholarship Details 2022 Rotary Peace Fellowships for Young Peace and Development Leaders Worldwide:
The Rotary Peace Fellowship is designed for leaders with work experience in peace and development. Our fellows are committed to community and international service and the pursuit of peace.
Each year, The Rotary Foundation awards up to 50 fellowships for master’s degrees and 80 for certificate studies at premier universities.
The Rotary Peace Fellowship is designed for professionals with work experience in international relations or peace and conflict prevention and resolution. Applicants must also meet the following requirements:
• Have three years of related work experience for the master’s program
• Have five years of related work experience for the certificate program and be able to explain how their plan to promote peace aligns with Rotary’s mission (Candidates for Makerere University must either be from Africa, have worked in Africa, or work with African communities or initiatives outside the continent.)
• Be proficient in English
• Have a bachelor’s degree
• Demonstrate leadership skills
• Have a strong commitment to cross-cultural understanding and peace worked in Africa, or work with African communities or initiatives outside the continent.
Scholarship Duration and Reward
The fellowships cover;
- Tuition and fees,
- Room and board,
- Round-trip transportation,
- and all internship and field-study expenses.
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.
The professional development certificate program
During the one-year blended learning 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. This program is intended for working professionals. Fellows earn a post-graduate diploma upon completion of the program.
How To Apply
The deadline for candidates to submit applications to their respective Rotary district is 15 May 2022. Districts must submit endorsed applications to The Rotary Foundation by 1 July 2022.
It is important to read the complete application instructions and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
The Application Deadline is 15th May 2022