Application Timetable for Rotary Clubs in District 5790 

February - March

  1. Identify outstanding Peace Fellow candidates.
  2. Encourage prospects to complete an application 
  3. Club interviews their candidate.

April - May

  1. Submit application and endorsement to District by April 15.
  2. District committee reviews applications for qualification 
  3. District committee interviews all fully qualified applicants. 
  4. District committee will endorse or decline to endorse. 


District World Peace Fellows Sub-Committee

The District 5790 RWPF Sub-Committee has oversight responsibility for recruitment and nomination to two Rotary Foundation's educational programs.  These are:

  1. Rotary Centers for International Studies
  2. Rotary Peace and Conflict Studies


Rotary Peace Centers for Master's Degree

At the following Institutes:
  1. Duke / University of North Carolina-USA
  2. International Christian University (ICU)-Japan
  3. The University of Bradford-England
  4. The University of Queensland-Australia
  5. Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
What?  Graduate study toward a master's degree. 
How many? 50 master's degree fellowships

Chosen based on:

  • Academic achievement
  • Ability to impact world peace and conflict resolution

Deadlines for 2025-2026 Applications, 

  • Club interviews and endorsements must be submitted to District by April 15.
  • District endorsement must be submitted to The Rotary Foundation before July 1.

Rotary Peace Centers for Professional Certificate

At the following Institutes:
  1. Makerere University  (Kampala,  Uganda)
  2.  Otto and Fran Walter Rotary Peace Center, Bahçeşehir University (Istanbul, Turkey)
What? Professional certificate program
How many?  Up to 25 fellows are assigned to each session
Who?   Adults and professionals working in conflict resolution
When?      2 cycles: January-April and June-August

District 5790 Rotary World Peace Fellowships Sub-Committee

  • Jim C Quick,  Peace Fellows Chair
  • DG Pat Peters
  • IPDG Dan Steel
  • PDG  Roger Paschal, District Foundation Chair
  • PDG  Sharron Miles & Conrad Heede
  • Peace Fellow  Alum Jeff Whitfield
  • Peace Fellow Alum Kirk Driver
Contact Jim C Quick,, 817-564-5653 for more information