Rotary Peace Fellowships
Garth Britton
Rotary Club of Canberra Sunrise
0438 204 870
What are Rotary Peace Fellowships?


Up to 100 Rotary Peace Fellows are selected annually to earn either a professional development certificate in peace and conflict studies or a master’s degree in a range of disciplines related to peace and security.
 Each Rotary Peace Centre offers a unique curriculum and field-based learning opportunities that examine peace and conflict theory through various frameworks.
The Rotary Peace Fellowship includes:
• Tuition and fees
• Room and board
• Round-trip transportation
• Internship/field study expenses
Qualified candidates have:
• For the master’s program, a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, plus three years of full-    time related work experience
• For the certificate program, a strong academic  background, plus five years of full-time related work experience
• Proficiency in English
• For the master’s program, proficiency in a second language (strongly recommended)
• Excellent leadership skills
Take the eligibility quiz: eligibility quiz.
Rotary Peace Fellows are selected through a competitive worldwide process.
  • Review the entire application online to ensure all steps are understood:
  • Contact a local Rotary club to request a club endorsement. Find a club near you at
  • Club endorsement is not required for candidates  who already have support at the district level.
  • Through the endorsing Rotary club, or a Rotary district contact, find out the deadline to be interviewed and endorsed by the Rotary district. District interviews are required for all candidates. Deadlines for submitting applications to local districts vary, usually between March and June. The deadline for submitting endorsed applications to Rotary International is 1 July each year.
  • Once selected, fellowship recipients must then apply separately for university admission
More information on application here