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Rotary Peace Center Fellowships


The Rotary Foundation is now accepting applications for the globally competitive Rotary World Peace Fellowship. The fellowship provides academic and practical training to prepare scholars for leadership roles in solving conflicts around the world.


Up to 100 fellows are selected globally each year in a competitive process, which is based on personal, academic, and professional achievements. Fellows earn a master’s-level degree or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict studies at one of six Rotary Peace Centers at leading universities in Australia, England, Japan, Sweden, the United States, and Thailand.


Master’s Degree Option:  Building the Leaders of Tomorrow

  • 15-24 months of Rotary-funded graduate study toward a master’s degree at one of four Rotary Centers;

  • Training in the root causes of conflict, theories of international relations, and effective models of cooperation, conflict resolution, and negotiation, including coursework and applied field experience;

  • Network of committed alumni employed around the world in diplomacy, government, non-governmental organizations and private corporations.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a related field PLUS 3 years of relevant work experience and proficiency in English, as well as a 2nd language.


Professional Certificate Option:  Strengthening the Leaders of Today

  • 3 month professional development certificate program;

  • Designed specifically for candidates already working in the field of peace and conflict studies to further their understanding of conflict resolution;

  • Theoretical foundational knowledge during 8 weeks in the classroom and practical experience during 2-3 week on site fieldwork.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a related field PLUS 5 years of relevant work experience and proficiency in the English language.









Please contact the Dupont Rotary Fellowship Committee for further guidance or information on sponsorship by Dupont Rotary (see PDF):












Applications available online and for download as a PDF.  










***The 2015 deadline for application to the Rotary Club of Dupont Circle is May 17, 2015.***


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