Rotary Peace Fellowships  2025 (Fully Funded)

Rotary Peace Fellowships  2025  For International Students:

Up to 150 students might be granted Rotary Peace Fellowships annually. These fellowships can be used to pursue a master’s degree programme in peace and conflict resolution and prevention, or a professional development certificate programme.

The Rotary Peace Centres have trained over 1,400 fellows since the program’s inception in 2002, and these individuals are currently employed in over 115 countries. Many work as leaders in government, non-governmental organisations, the armed forces, the classroom, the police, and global institutions like the World Bank and the United Nations.


  • Offered By: Rotary Peace Fellowships.
  • Degree Level: Masters Degree.
  • Scholarship coverage: Funded.
  • Eligible nationalities: All Nationalities
  • Country of award: USA, Japan, UK, Australia, Sweden, Thailand, Uganda.

Deadline For Application:

The deadline for Application to apply for Rotary Peace Fellowships is May 15, 2024 (annual).

Financial Benefits:

Rotary Peace Fellowships provide funding for

  • Tuition and fees.
  • Room and board.
  • Round-trip transportation.
  • All internship and field-study expenses.

Eligibility Criteria:

Professionals with work experience in peacekeeping, conflict resolution, or international relations are eligible for Rotary Peace Fellowships. Additionally, candidates must fulfil the following prerequisites:

  • All nations across the world are eligible.
  • English competence; it is highly advised to have skill in a second language.
  • Outstanding ability to lead.
  • Strong dedication to promoting peace and understanding internationally as evidenced by accomplishments in the workplace and classroom as well as volunteerism
  • Candidates for master’s degrees must have a bachelor’s degree and at least three years of relevant full-time work experience or volunteer activity.
  • Candidates for certificates must have a good academic background and at least five years of relevant full-time job experience or volunteer work.
  • Complete the eligibility assessment.

Application Process:

The steps listed below must be fulfilled in order to apply for a Rotary Peace Fellowship:

  • Examine the application guidelines and confirm the prerequisites and limitations for eligibility.
  • Examine the curricula and offerings of every Rotary Peace Centre. You will be prompted to select your two favourite centres.
  • Get everything ready for your application: a CV or résumé, essays, recommendations from professors or professionals, test results, transcripts, and test scores. All content needs to be in English. Transcripts and test results are not required for certificate candidates.
  • To seek an interview, get in touch with your local Rotary district prior to submitting your application. The application process requires the endorsement of the district. TIP: To get in touch with your district, check with the local Rotary club. To find the club closet to you, use Club Finder. Candidates with district support are exempt from the requirement of club interviews and recommendations, but they are highly encouraged.
  • Send in your online application to your district by May 15th, before you attend any interviews.
  • Do a final interview with representatives from your district. Endorsements must be sent by districts to The Rotary Foundation by July 1st.
  • Await hearing from the selection committee in November. The Peace Centre where you will study will be disclosed to you if you are awarded a fellowship.
  • Fill out an admissions application to the university where your Peace Centre is situated. You are not automatically admitted to the university if you are chosen for the fellowship.

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