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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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The Advocacy Project (AP)- Peace Fellowship 2011, USA: Human Rights

AP began recruiting graduate students to volunteer with partner organizations in 2003. In the years since, 198 Peace Fellows have served in 39 countries (below). Fellows are at the heart of our program. They allow AP to work around the world, and their skills and commitment are highly valued by community-based advocates. Most Fellows serve for three months and continue to promote the work of their host after they return at their university or to local schools. A small number are on long-term assignments (below). The fellowship experience is intended to build skills and enhance career prospects, and AP measures these impacts carefully. All Fellows are expected to complete two evaluations, after training and on return home.
The Advocacy Project (AP) is looking for young professionals and graduate students to volunteer with AP’s community-based partners in the summer of 2011. This is the fellowship for those who relish a challenge and are passionate about human rights. Check below for current openings, and check back regularly. New positions may become available. (January 1, 2011)

Scholarship Application Deadline: 20 February 2011

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