What is the Rotary Peace Fellowship?
“Each year, The Rotary Foundation awards up to 100 fully funded fellowships for dedicated leaders from around the world to study at one of our peace centers.” Rotary International
Each year The Rotary Foundation offers up to 50 fellowships for individuals to study a Master’s in Peace Studies at one of five global Peace Centre universities. In addition to this, 50 professional certificate placements are offered for three months of professional study at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok.
The fellowship focuses on academic training and global networking opportunities. When you become a fellow, you join a unique network of Rotarians – members of Rotary – at Rotary International and scholarship / programme alumni from around the world and you also become a life-long member of Rotary International.
What is Rotary / Rotary International?
“Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.”
For more than 110 years Rotary International has brought together passionate and enthusiastic people to build and launch sustainable projects. The individuals join clubs in their local area, with over 35,000 clubs around the world currently existing. Rotary International has five core issues Rotarians work together on:
- Promote peace
- Fight disease
- Provide clean water, sanitation, and hygiene
- Save mothers and children
- Support education
- Grow local economies
So what is The Rotary Foundation?
The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International transforms the generous gifts of Rotarians and Rotary clubs from around the world into service projects to change lives, both at home and abroad. Over the past 100 years the foundation has spent a whopping $3 billion on life-changing and sustainable projects.
The Rotary Foundation funds projects in all corners of the world to promote peace, fight disease, provide clean water, sanitation, and hygiene, save mothers and children, support education and grow local economies. The Rotary Peace Fellowship is one of these funded programmes.