The Rotary Foundation offers the Peace Fellowship to provide individuals who wish to study diplomacy, conflict resolution and similar topics with the opportunity to further their studies at one of the Rotary Peace Centers located throughout the world. The prestigious program can prepare fellows for work with government agencies, non-governmental organizations, the United Nations and the World Bank.
To be considered for the Peace Fellowship, applicants must have a demonstrated history of work experience in peace and conflict prevention, conflict resolution or international relations. Previous volunteer and community service experience is also required. Individuals who wish to apply for the fellowship must hold either a master’s degree with three years of full-time work experience or a post-graduate certificate with five years of work experience. Applicants must be fluent in English. Those who are fluent in a second language will have an advantage. Rotary Club members and employees and their spouses and lineal descendants are ineligible for the fellowship program.