Rotary funds peace studies fellowships worldwide

2014-05-12T15:10:00Z 2014-05-15T21:21:14Z Rotary funds peace studies fellowships worldwideTimes Staff nwitimes.com
May 12, 2014 3:10 pm  • 

Applications for 2015-17 Rotary World Peace Fellowships to be awarded worldwide are available from the Rotary Clubs in the northern Indiana region. Completed applications must be submitted by Friday.

The fellowships are to study at one of the five Rotary Centers for International Studies in peace and conflict resolution to obtain a two-year master’s-level degree in international relations, peace studies, conflict resolution and related areas; or to obtain a three-month Professional Certificate in peace and conflict studies at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

The Rotary Centers involveix university partners: Duke University and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC; International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan; University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England; University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia; and Uppsala University, Sweden.

Students are eligible to apply if they have completed a bachelors degree and have at least three years of fulltime paid or unpaid work experience in a related field for master’s degree program, and five years of experience for the Professional Certificate program.

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

Contact Dr. Ranjan B. Kini, School of Business & Economics, Indiana University Northwest, at (219) 980-6906, (219) 322-4313 or rkini@iun.edu or rkini@comcast.net, or visit www.rotary.org/en/peace-fellowships.

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