Rotary Peace Fellowships 2017-18

 
District 7640 Foundation Committee 
Seeking Applications for
2017-18 Rotary Peace Fellowships
 
Each year, Rotary International funds some of the world’s most dedicated and brightest professionals to study at Rotary Peace Centers.  Through training, study and practice, Rotary Peace Fellows become leaders and catalyst for peace and conflict resolution.  
 
District 7640 is seeking candidates (who are NOT active or honorary Rotarians) for the following opportunities:
 
Master’s Degree Fellowship (15-24 months) at one of five premier universities 
OR
Professional Development Certificate (3 month program) in peace and conflict prevention resolution at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand.
 
Eligibility Criteria
• Strong commitment to international understanding and peace as demonstrated through professional and academic achievements and personal or community service.
• Excellent leadership skills
• Master’s degree applicants:  minimum 3 years or related full time work or volunteer experience, bachelor’s degree
• Certificate applicant:  minimum 5 years of related full time work or volunteer experience, strong academic background
 
A few examples of qualified professionals
• Community development specialists 
• Military, security and law enforcement personnel
• Mediation, arbitration and dispute resolution personnel
• Professionals involved in human rights, refugee issues, disaster relief
• Documentary film producers
 
Interested applicants should visit and complete application on:
http://www.rotary.org/en/peace-fellowships
 
Application deadline:  May 31, 2016
 
For more information or a presentation for your club, contact Mary Lynne Reynolds (Chair, District 7640 Peace Fellowships) at mlreynolds@mhaswnj.org or 
856-938-9917