Rotary Peace Fellowship



Rotary Peace Fellows are leaders promoting national and international cooperation, peace, and the successful resolution of conflict throughout their lives, in their careers, and through service activities. Fellows can earn either a master's degree in international relations, public administration, sustainable development, peace studies, conflict resolution, or a related field, or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict resolution.

Rotary Peace Centres

Study is undertaken at one of seven Rotary Peace Centers but cannot be at a University in the candidates home country. The Centers are as follows;

  • Chulalongkorn University , Bangkok, Thailand (professional development centre)
  • Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda (professional development centre)
  • Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill , USA
  • International Christian University , Tokyo, Japan
  • University of Bradford , West Yorkshire, England
  • University of Queensland , Brisbane, Australia
  • Uppsala University , Uppsala, Sweden

Rotary Centres alumni have demonstrated their ability to further global understanding and peace in their work for United Nations agencies, the World Bank, European Parliament, the Organisation of American States, and other nongovernmental organisations, along with and international businesses.

How to apply

Interested candidates must apply for Rotary Peace Fellowships through their local Rotary club. To obtain an application please contact us via email. Applications for the fellowship are called for at the start of each calendar year and close on the 31st May. Successful Applicants in the Rotary District will be interviewed in mid-June and successful candidate's applications will be forwarded to the Rotary Foundation. Applicants selected for the fellowship will be informed of their selection in late November each year.

More Information on Peace Fellowships

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