The Rotary World Peace Fellowship allows students interested in international relations, peace studies, and sustainable development to pursue a master’s degree or professional development certificate in their related field. Fellows have the opportunity to study at one of six Rotary Peace Centers—Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok, Thailand), Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, International Christian University (Tokyo, Japan), University of Bradford (West Yorkshire, England), University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia), and Uppsala University (Uppsala, Sweden).

The Rotary World Peace Fellowship is granted to up to 60 fellows pursuing a master’s degree each year. The master’s degree program consists of 15 to 24 months of course work at any of the Rotary Peace Centers listed above. The fellowship is also awarded to as many as 50 fellows pursuing a professional development certificate each year. The certificate consists of a 3-month course at Chulalongkorn University.

Who should apply

Students who are committed to being leaders that promote national and international cooperation, peace, and successful conflict resolution are encouraged to apply. Fellows can use their award to pursue a master’s degree in international relations, public administration, sustainable development, peace studies, conflict resolution, or another related field or professional development certificate in peace and conflict resolution. Students interested in applying can learn more online about applying through their local Rotary club.