Position: Rotary Peace Fellowship
Employer: The Rotary Foundation
Deadline: July 1, 2018
Employment Type: Internship
Position Level: Entry Level
Closing Date: July 1, 2018
Through academic training, practice, and global networking opportunities, the Rotary Peace Fellowship develops leaders who become catalysts for peace and conflict prevention and resolution. These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses.
Each year, the Rotary Foundation awards up to 50 fellowships for master’s degrees and 50 for certificate studies at premier universities around the world. Master’s degree programs: Last 15 to 24 months and require a practical internship of two to three months during the academic break. Professional development certificate program: For experienced professionals and lasts three months with two to three weeks of field study.
Step 1: Club Endorsement
Local Rotary Clubs interview interested applicants to ensure that the candidate possesses the skills, attributes and experience as outlined in the application form. A club member (“Sponsor Counsellor”) will assist with the writing of the application form and liaise with the applicant throughout the entire process. The club endorsed application form must be submitted to the Rotary District 7820 (serving Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and St. Pierre et Miquelon) by May 1, 2018. Rotary Clubs may endorse one applicant only per year.
Step 2: District Endorsement
The Scholarship Committee Chair for District 7820, along with the Foundation Chair, will review all applications submitted and may choose to hold a secondary interview. The Scholarship Committee Chair will submit the recommended applications to the District Board of Directors for official endorsement of the District Governor by June 1, 2018. The District may endorse more than one applicant per year.
Step 3: The Rotary Foundation selection
Final completed and endorsed applications will be submitted to the Rotary Foundation on or before July 1, 2018. Selection is made by November 2018 to begin studies in the fall of 2019.
For eligibility criteria and more details, please visit https://www.rotary.org/en/our-programs/peace-fellowships Peace Fellowship Sub-Committee Chair for
District 7860: Jillian Gibson email@example.com