Rotary Peace Fellowship 2025-26 (Fully Funded)

The Rotary Peace Fellowship 2025-26 is currently accepting applications. Rotary annually grants up to 130 fully funded fellowships to dedicated global leaders seeking to pursue studies at one of our esteemed peace centres.

Rotary Peace Fellowship 2025-26
Rotary Peace Fellowship 2025-26 (Fully Funded)

This fellowship encompasses both a master's degree program and a Professional Development Certificate program, providing a comprehensive educational experience.

International applicants worldwide have the opportunity to pursue a master's degree program in prominent locations such as Australia, England, the USA, Japan, and Sweden, or opt for a Certificate program based in Thailand or Uganda.

The distribution includes 50 fellowships allocated for the Master’s Degree program and 80 for the Certificate program. These fellowships cover a wide range of expenses, including tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, as well as internship and field-study costs.

For a detailed insight into eligible master's degree programs and their respective institutes, as well as information on eligibility criteria and the application process for certificate programs, refer to the information provided below.

Rotary International Peace Fellowship 2025-26 Details

  • Fellowship Level: Master's and Certificate Program
  • Financial Benefits: Fully Funded
  • Application Deadline: 15th May 2024

Advantages of Enrolling in the Rotary Peace Fellowship Initiative

  • Comprehensive Tuition Coverage
  • Inclusive Room and Board Provision
  • Round-Trip Transportation Benefits
  • Full Reimbursement of Internship Expenses
  • Coverage of Field-Study Expenditures
  • Inclusive Health Insurance Benefits

Global Locations for Rotary Fellowship Opportunities in 2025

  1. Australia
  2. England
  3. USA
  4. Japan
  5. Sweden
  6. Turkey
  7. Uganda

Duration of Rotary Peace Fellowship

  • Rotary Master’s Degree Fellowship: Spanning 15 to 24 months
  • Professional Development Certificate Program: One-Year Duration

List of Universities and Degree Programs Offering Master’s and Certificate Programs for Rotary Fellowship 2025

United States

  • University Name: Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Program Name: Duke University's International Development Policy Master's Program, and University of North Carolina master's degree


  • University Name: International Christian University
  • Program Name: Master’s degree in Peace Studies within the program of Public Policy and Social Research.

United Kingdom

  • University Name: University of Bradford
  • Program Name: Master’s degrees related to peace, conflict, security, and development.


  • University Name: University of Queensland
  • Program Name: Master’s degree in international studies and peace and conflict studies.


  • University Name: Uppsala University
  • Program Name: Social Science master's degree.


  • University Name: Bahçeşehir University
  • Program Name: Certificate Program


  • University Name: Makerere University
  • Program Name: Certificate Program

Eligibility Criteria for Master’s Degree Fellowship

  • Academically strong candidate.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • 3 years of work experience.
  • Leadership potential.
  • At least a three-year gap since the completion of the most recent academic degree program.

Eligibility Criteria for Certificate Program

  • Mid-career peace and development leader.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 5 years of work experience.
  • Leadership potential.
  • At least a three-year gap since the completion of the most recent academic degree program.

Note: Active Rotary members, employees of the Rotary Club, Rotary International, or other Rotary entities are ineligible for the Rotary Peace Fellowship.

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What is a Rotary Professional Development Certificate Program?

This program is designed for working professionals and requires 11 weeks of on-site participation. Fellows who complete the program are awarded a postgraduate diploma.

How to Apply? Application Process

The Rotary Peace Fellowship application is now open! Apply for the 2025-26 Rotary Peace Fellowship online through May 15, 2024. Access the official application link below.


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