Rotary Peace Fellowship 2025-26 (Deadline: 15th May 2024)

The applications are open for the Rotary Peace Fellowship 2025-26. Each year, Rotary awards up to 130 fully funded fellowships to dedicated leaders from around the world to study at one of our peace centers. The fellowship includes a master’s degree program and a Professional development certificate program. International applicants from around the world have a chance to pursue a master’s degree program from Australia, England, USA, Japan, Sweden, and a Certificate program from Thailand, and Uganda.

50 fellowships for the Master’s Degree program and 80 fellowships for the certificate program. The fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and internship and field-study expenses. Below I will tell you the list of eligible master’s degree programs and the institute name as well as for certificate programs, the eligibility criteria, and the application process.

Details About Rotary International Peace Fellowship 2025-26

  • Fellowship Level: Master, and Certificate Program
  • Financial Benefits: Fully Funded
  • Deadline: 15th May 2024

Also Check: Taiwan AID NGO Fellowship 2024 (Fully Funded)

Benefits of the Rotary Peace Fellowship Program

  • Tuition fees will be covered.
  • Room and board
  • Round-trip transportation
  • All internship expenses will be provided.
  • field-study expenses will be covered.
  • Health insurance will be covered

Countries Where You Can Take up a Rotary Fellowship 2025

  • Australia
  • England
  • USA
  • Japan
  • Sweden
  • Turkey
  • Uganda

Also Check: Matsumae (MIF) Fellowship 2025 in Japan (Fully Funded)

Duration of Fellowship

  • Rotary Master’s Degree Fellowship: 15 to 24 months
  • Professional Development Certificate Program: One-Year

List of Universities and Degree Programs offering Master’s Degree programs and Certificate Programs for Rotary Fellowship 2025

  • USA
    • University Name: Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Program Name: International Development Policy from Duke, any master’s degree from the University of North Carolina
  • Japan
    • University Name: International Christian University
    • Program Name: Master’s degree in Peace Studies within the program of Public Policy and Social Research.
  • England
    • University Name: University of Bradford
    • Program Name: Master’s degrees related to peace, conflict, security, and development.
  • Australia:
    • University Name: University of Queensland
    • Program Name: Master’s degree in international studies and peace and conflict studies.
  • Sweden
    • University Name: Uppsala University
    • Program Name: Master’s degree in social science.
  • Turkey
    • University Name: Bahçeşehir University
    • Program Name: Certificate Program
  • Uganda
    • University Name: Makerere University
    • Program Name: Certificate Program

Eligibility Criteria for a Master’s Degree Fellowship

  • The candidate should be academically strong.
  • Has a bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Work experience of 3 years.
  • Have the potential for leadership
  • Must have a gap of at least three years between the completion of their most recent academic degree program (undergraduate or graduate degree) and their intended start date for the fellowship.

Eligibility Criteria for a Certificate Program

  • The candidate should be a mid-career peace and development leader.
  • Has a bachelor’s degree.
  • Work experience of 5 years.
  • Have the leadership potential.
  • Must have a gap of at least three years between the completion of their most recent academic degree program (undergraduate or graduate degree) and their intended start date for the fellowship.

Note: Active Rotary members, employees of the Rotary Club, Rotary International, or other Rotary entities are ineligible for the Rotary Peace Fellowship.

Also Check: Awaji Youth Federation Fellowship 2024 (Fully Funded)

What is a Rotary Professional Development certificate program?

This program is intended for working professionals and requires 11 weeks of on-site participation. Fellows earn a postgraduate diploma upon completion of the program.

How to Apply? Application Process

The Rotary Peace Fellowship application is now open! The 2025-26 Rotary Peace Fellowship application is available online through 15 May 2024. The official link to the website is given below.


As Opportunities Corners founder, my name is Muhammad Saim Rasheed. I completed my higher education from University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar. I have been to Egypt for the AIESEC internship in 2016. In addition, I am an alumnus of the U.S. Department of State's (SUSI 2017) Exchange Program. I participated in the Young Leaders Fellowship in the Maldives in 2021, and I went to the International Youth Leadership Summit in Turkiye in 2022. Since 2017, I have participated in numerous fully funded educational and leadership programs. I therefore created this blog based on my own personal experiences, and I mentor students who are eager and enthusiastic about pursuing fully funded opportunities. You can visit the official sources for additional information by clicking on the links provided at the end of each post. Read more about me and our partners here. I am also Featured by Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network