Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
Language Requirement IELTS
No. of Opportunity 10
Fields of study Different
Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
Duration 15 Months
Language of Instruction English
Opportunity ID 106392
The Rotary Peace Centre, University of Bradford offers fully-funded fellowships to global applicants to examine and further their understanding of and knowledge about peace and other issues related to it.
The Centre hosts and supports ten fully-funded MA Rotary Peace Fellows from across the world each year who will be based in the Division of Peace Studies and International Development (PSID) at the University of Bradford. PSID is the world’s largest university center for research and courses on peace studies, conflict settlement, and development. The program will lead to a master’s degree and dissertation upon completion.
Application deadline: 15 May 2021
Duration: 15 months (September –December)
Number of fellows: 10
Program structure and benefits
- Rotary Peace Fellows are offered a variety of Master’s degree courses that examine issues such as peace, conflict, security, and development locally and globally. The programs also help students to engage in analysis, decision-making, and problem-solving around real-world practice-based scenarios, building capacities for informed judgment, critical thinking, and effective engagement with international and local practitioner communities.
- The center also organizes various opportunities, workshops, conferences, and trips for the Peace Fellows during the year to foster their learning experience and professional development.
- Students also write a dissertation. Additionally, they are expected to spend three months conducting field experience from May to September. During this period students get an opportunity to expand their professional skills and knowledge into new areas and to collect data related to the topic of their dissertation.
- When students return to the University in September, they will analyze the data they have collected and complete their original research project. The dissertation is to be submitted in December.
The fellowship provides:
- living expenses
- travel costs,
- tuition fees
- applied filed experience costs
The Fellowship program consists of the following*:
- September to May: Coursework
- June to August: Applied Field Experience
- September to December: Dissertation
Peace Fellows can opt for a range of programs offered within the Division of Peace Studies and International Development such as the followings:
- MA in Advanced Practice in Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution
- MA in Peace, Resilience and Social Justice
- MA in Peace, Conflict and Development Studies
- MSc in Sustainable Development
- MA in International Relations and Security Studies
- MA in International Development Management
- MSc in Project Planning and Management
- MSc in Economics and Finance for Development
- The program is open to applicants around the world.
- Bradford Peace Fellows must possess several years of professional experience, an outstanding academic record.
- A firm commitment to international understanding and peace shown through professional and academic achievements and personal and community service records.
- A bachelor’s degree, with strong academic achievement.
- A demonstrate a competency to have a significant, positive impact on world peace and conflict resolution in their future careers
- Three years of full-time relevant work experience.
- Proficiency in English – If applicants’ first language is not English, they will need to present proof of your English proficiency (IELTS score).
- Candidates with disabilities are eligible and motivated to apply.
Fellows are selected on a world-competitive basis. Interested applicants must apply for Rotary Peace Fellowships through their local Rotary district. If there is not any local district in the applicant’s area, please contact Rotary staff.
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How to apply?
Applicants can apply online to local Rotary districts by following the steps necessary for the application to be considered and before the deadline above. Notification will be sent out to applicants. After being selected for the fellowship, applicants should get admission to the university.
- a resume,
- academic and/or professional recommendations,
- university transcripts,
- social impact plan (certificate only),
- And test scores (master’s only).
Note: All materials must be in English.
For more information and the application guidelines, please visit the Rotary Peace Fellowship.