international education | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

2012 Rotary Peace Fellowship: International relations, Peace, and Conflict resolution

The Rotary Centers for International Studies in peace and conflict resolution program supports the mission of The Rotary Foundation to further world understanding and peace.
The purpose of the Rotary Peace Centers program is to
• Support and advance research, teaching, publication, and practical field experience on issues of peace, goodwill, causes of conflict, and world understanding
• Inspire people to work for a culture of peace and tolerance while enhancing their capacity, knowledge, and skill by generating interaction between practitioners and academics
• Provide advanced international education opportunities in the area of peace and conflict resolution
• Provide a means for The Rotary Foundation and Rotarians to increase their effectiveness in promoting greater tolerance and cooperation among peoples, leading to world understanding and peace
The Rotary Peace Centers program is intended for individuals who have chosen a career related to international relations, peace, and conflict resolution, who already have work experience in these areas, and who have real potential to positively impact our world. Candidates should consider these objectives carefully before applying and should be prepared to explain in their written statement and interviews how they would support these program objectives. In particular, candidates should demonstrate a commitment to community or international humanitarian service, and working for peace.

Scholarship Application Deadline:1 July 2011

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DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship for Studying at German Universities

Each year, an independent selection committee of academics and international education experts is assembled to select the Undergraduate Scholarship grantees. This committee is looking for students who:

* are currently second and third year students and will be in their third and fourth year during their stay in Germany
* are seeking DAAD support for a 4-10 month period in Germany during the German academic year.
* possess outstanding academic records and personal integrity, as evinced by both their grades and letters of recommendation.
* are US or Canadian citizens or permanent residents thereof. Foreign nationals are eligible if they have been full-time students at an accredited US or Canadian university for more than one year at the time of application and will return to the US or Canada after the scholarship period to complete their Bachelor’s degree.
* have well-defined study, research or internship plans for their stay in Germany.
* submit the DAAD language evaluation form with their application, although German language competency is not mandatory.
* demonstrate an interest in contemporary German and European affairs and who explain the significance of their project in Germany to their future studies, research or professional goals.
* are enrolled, full-time students in an undergraduate degree-granting program at an accredited North American college or university.

Scholarship Application Deadline: January 31, 2011

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