Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Funding for International Travel and Study

The Rotary International of the Rotary Foundation has two funding opportunities worth considering.

1) Ambassadorial Scholarships: Further international understanding and friendly relations among people of different countries and geographical areas.The world's largest privately funded international scholarships program. Nearly 800 scholarships were awarded for study in 2005-06. Awards will be $25,000 for a one year study abroad.

2) Rotary World Peace Fellows: Become 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 at six study centers in international relations, public administration, sustainable development, peace studies, conflict resolution, or a related field. Funding includes:

  • Tuition and fees
  • Room and board
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Internship