2020/2021 Rotary Peace Fellowship Program for Young Professionals
Online Application now opens and Closes on April 30, 2019.
Rotary funds some of the world’s most dedicated and brightest
professionals to study at Rotary Peace Centers. Through training, study,
and practice, Rotary Peace Fellows become leaders and catalysts for
peace and conflict resolution; many go on to careers
in national governments, NGOs, the military, law enforcement, and
international organizations like the United Nations and World Bank.
Each year, Rotary selects up to 100 professionals from around the world
to receive fellowships to study at one of our peace centers.
WHO CAN APPLY
The Rotary Peace Fellowship is designed for professionals with work
experience in international relations or peace and conflict prevention
and resolution. The fellows are committed to community and international
service and the pursuit of peace.
ELIGIBILITY AND SELECTION CRITERIA
• Proficiency in English; proficiency in a second language is strongly
• Strong commitment to international understanding and peace as
demonstrated through professional and academic achievements and personal
or community service
• Excellent leadership skills
• Master’s degree applicants: minimum three years of related full-time work or volunteer experience, bachelor’s degree
• Certificate applicants: minimum five years of related full-time work or volunteer experience, strong academic background
• Master’s degree programs: Last 15 to 24 months and require a
practical internship of two to three months during the academic break.
• Professional development certificates: For experienced professionals
and lasts three months with two to three weeks of field study.
DESIGNATED UNIVERSITY FOR STUDY
• Duke University & University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA (21-month program)
• International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan (22-month program plus two months optional intensive language study)
• University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England (15-month program)
• University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (16-month program)
• Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden (24-month program)
• Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand (3-month program)
EXPECTATIONS FROM CLUBS
1. Advertise for eligible candidates amongst our friends, neighbors and acquaintances.
2. Guide potential applicants to make application to the relevant institutions.
3. The Sponsor District should be stated as District 9125 Nigeria and application must be from the States in our District.
4. The District Committee would shortlist and interview potential peace
scholars in the month of May 2019. Date time and venue shall be advised
to all applicants.
5. Eligible candidates would be Endorsed and forwarded by the District and Rotary International before June 30, 2019
6. Rotary International shall contact successful candidate.
Thank you for your kind attention to this email and proper dissemination of it to candidates that may wish to or have applied.
EXPECTATION FROM APPLICANT
Each applicant is expected to go and fill the form online on
Website to make application online: https://rotary.embark.com/auth/login
Please contact any of the following for more information or challenges in your applications Upon completion, the confirmation received should be sent to the following email.
C) firstname.lastname@example.org and copy to email@example.com
Yours in Rotary Service
Chief Surv. Chuka E Oboli FNIS KSC
District Chair, Rotary Peace Fellowship Subcommittee.