Rotary Peace Fellows are leaders promoting national and international
cooperation, peace, and the successful resolution of conflict throughout
their lives, in their careers, and through service activities.
Fellows can earn either a master’s degree in international relations, public
administration, sustainable development, peace studies, conflict resolution,
or a related field, or a professional development certificate in peace and
What is the Rotary Peace Fellowship?
The Rotary Peace Fellowship is the premier educational program of The Rotary Foundation and
supports Rotary’s mission to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace. It is intended for
individuals, who have chosen a career related to international relations, peace, and conflict resolution;
who have work experience in these areas; and who have a commitment to community or international
humanitarian service and working for peace. Applicants should consider these objectives carefully
Two types of fellowships are offered:
a master’s degree program
professional development certificate program