The Rotary Foundation Has Two Types of Scholarships
The Rotary Foundation offers two signature scholarships for international study at the graduate level.
Rotary Peace Fellows:
Rotary selects up to 100 individuals to receive academic fellowships at one of our Peace Centers fully funded by The Rotary Foundation. These fellow- ships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses. Two types of peace fellowships are available.
Rotary offers up to 50 master’s degree fellowships in fields related to peace and conflict prevention/resolution. Programs last 15 to 24 months and require a practical internship of two to three months during the academic break.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE:
Rotary offers up to 50 fellowships for experienced professionals already working in peace-related fields who want to enhance their professional skills via a three-month certificate program at Chulalongkon University in Thailand.
Global Grant Scholars:
Global Grants may be used to support scholarships for graduate students studying abroad in one of the six areas of focus. and may include an entire degree program. Global Grant scholarships are funded using cash and/or District Designated Funds, matched by the World Fund. The Global Grant budget must total at least $30,000, but a scholarship may be a component of a larger grant application — for example, a scholarship plus a humanitarian project.
Prospective scholars must show proof of admission to the chosen university before the grant will
All Global Grant projects, including scholarships, are sponsored by a club or district in the host (study) country and a club or district outside of the host country.