Jan 31

The 2014 Rotary Peace Fellowship Application is now available

Thanks to JET alum and Rotary Peace Fellow alum Mark Flanigan.  Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97). Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


The Rotary Peace Fellowship is the premier educational program of The Rotary Foundation and supports Rotary’s mission to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace. It is intended for individuals who have chosen a career related to international relations, peace, and conflict resolution; who have work experience in these areas; and who have a commitment to community or international humanitarian service and working for peace. Applicants should consider these objectives carefully before applying. Two types of fellowships are offered: a master’s degree program and professional development certificate program.


  • A strong commitment to international understanding and peace demonstrated through professional and academic achievements and personal and community service activities
  • Excellent leadership skills

Certificate program:

  • Minimum five years of relevant work experience with full-time employment in a mid- to upper-level position
  • Proficiency in English
  • Strong academic background

Master’s degree program:

  • Minimum three years of combined paid or unpaid full-time relevant work experience
  • Proficiency in English and recommended second language proficiency
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent


  • Recipients of a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship or a Rotary Peace Fellowship in the professional development certificate program cannot
    apply to the Rotary Peace Fellowship master’s degree program less than three years from completion of scholarship/fellowship.
  •  The professional development certificate program is not available to Rotary Peace Fellows who have completed the master’s degree program.

NOTE: Applications submitted to The Rotary Foundation are required to be in English. Applications are made available on the Rotary Peace Centers home page on the RI website in multiple languages for local Rotary district purposes only.

Are you a peace leader interested in applying? Get the application at www.rotary.org/rotarycenters  or download it at www.rotary.org/RIdocuments/en_pdf/083en.pdf

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