Undergraduate and post-graduate scholarship
Deadline: 31st May
Study in: Canada: Queen’s University
About Rotary Club Scholarships
Rotary clubs provide/offer scholarships to individual scholars to pursue a secondary, undergraduate, or graduate study. These scholarships are sponsored by individual clubs and are open to everyone except Rotary members and their families.
There are four types of scholarships. Briefly, they are:
1. Academic-year Ambassadorial Scholarships
This scholarship is valued at US$25,000 for one academic year. It can be used for studies or investigative work (proposal required).
2. Peace Scholarship
Each year, Rotary funds some of the world’s most dedicated and brightest professionals to study at Rotary Peace Centers to pursue a two-year master’s degree or certificate in international relations, peace, and conflict resolution at one of the Rotary Centers for International Studies.. Through training, study, and practice, Fellows become leaders and catalysts for peace and conflict resolution; many go on to careers in national governments, NGOs, the military, law enforcement, and international organizations like the United Nations and World Bank.
This particular Peace Scholarship is marked asterisk as it’s freely given more than any other Scholarship but due to the high Increase of applicants, it has been left pending till when it’s free.
3. Faculty Scholarship
To teach in a low-income country. $12,500 for 3-5 months or $22,500 for 6-10 months of service. To qualify for this scholarship, you must have been a university professor for not less than three years.
4. Group Study Exchange
A team of professionals and entrepreneurs (4 members between 25 and 40 years old and a Rotarian leader) from four to six weeks visits farms, schools, industrial plants, professional offices and government establishments. The funds range from $ 1,000 to $ 11,000.
Fields Of Study
Scholarships are available for students studying abroad in one of Rotary’s six causes:
- Promoting peace
- Fighting disease
- Providing clean water, sanitation, and hygiene
- Saving mothers and children
- Supporting education
- Growing local economies
Applicants must also meet the following requirements:
- Proficiency in English; proficiency in a second language is strongly recommended
- Strong commitment to international understanding and peace, as evidenced by professional and academic achievements and personal or community service
- Excellent leadership skills
- Master’s applicants: minimum three years of related full-time work or volunteer experience after bachelor’s degree, for post graduates
- Applicants for certificates: a minimum of five years of related full-time work or voluntary experience, solid academic training
Read this before starting your application: Visit the Official Rotary website (https://www.rotary.org/en/our-programs/scholarships))
1. Thoroughly research the curriculum and programs at each of the Rotary Online Peace Portal Link you will see below before you begin your online application.
2. Complete your online application before the interviews, then attach and send the required supplementary materials (test scores, academic or professional recommendations, essays) to your Rotary district before May 31st.
3. Receive a notice of the results of the selection in November.
4. Apply for admission to the university where you will study. Being selected for a scholarship does not mean that you have been admitted to the university. Interested applicants can start applying now by selecting a research curriculum and program Online below.