Vol. 13, No. 25, December 18, 2000

 Rotary World Peace Scholarship

Rotary World Peace Scholarships have a specific focus in peace and conflict resolution at the graduate level. The Scholarships are for a two-year masterís degree program

The scholarships are for study at one of the seven Rotary Centers for International Studies in peace and conflict resolution to obtain a two year masterís level degree in international relations, peace, and conflict resolution.  The Rotary Centers have been established by the Rotary Foundation, in partnership with prestigious universities throughout the world.

During their studies, Rotary World Peace Scholars will work to advance knowledge of issues of peace, causes of conflict, and world understanding. The scholars will participate in an annual Rotary Center Seminar and will commit to a career related to international relations, peace, and conflict resolution.

Rotary World Peace Scholarships are for two academic years and provide funding for round-trip transportation, tuition and fees, room, board, and other limited expenses.

Every District may submit one candidate to compete for the 70 Rotary World Peace Scholarships offered on a world-competitive basis each year. Interested individuals may consult the Rotary web site.

What a great opportunity for someone who is looking for a career to promote world peace and understanding!


For information on this or other Rotary Foundation Ideas please contact your club Rotary Foundation Chairperson, or email Charlie Arvidson. You can also phone him at 253 854 3021 or fax him at 253 854 0157.