Building the leaders of tomorrow
Master’s Program – 24 Months
- Five Peace Centers worldwide
- Some programs offer a 15 -month course
- Study timelines differ according to each university’s schedule
- 10 new fellows at each center each year, up to 50 per year
- Two to three month applied field experience during summer break
Strengthening Today’s Leaders
Professional Development Certificate – 3 Months
- One center, one university – Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand
- Two sessions per year from January-April & June-August
- Up to 25 fellows in each session, up to 50 per year
- Two to three weeks of field study incorporated into curriculum
Rotary Peace Center Locations:
- Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
- International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan
- University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
- Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Rotary Peace Scholars
Rotary Peace Fellowships
The Rotary Peace Fellowship is designed for professionals with work experience in international relations or peace and conflict prevention
and resolution. Our fellows are committed to community and international service and the pursuit of peace.
- Proficiency in English; proficiency in a second language is strongly recommended
- 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
Rotary Peace Fellowships may not be used for doctoral study. The following people are not eligible for the master’s degree program:
- Active Rotary members
- Employees of a Rotary club or district, Rotary International, or other Rotary entity
- Spouses, lineal descendants (children or grandchildren by blood or legal adoption), spouses of lineal descendants, or ancestors (parents
or grandparents by blood) of any living person in these categories
- Former Rotary members and their relatives as described above (within 36 months of their resignation)
Recipients of Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships or professional development certificate fellowships must wait three years after completion
of the scholarship or fellowship to apply for the master’s degree program.
Rotary Peace Fellows who have completed the master’s degree program must wait five years to apply for the certificate program.
Complete information and applications can be found at Rotary Peace Fellowships.
Be sure to review your proposed application with club and district leaders before submitting it online.