Rotary Book Fair
After the great success of last year’s inaugural book fair, where the proceeds were directed through Australian Rotary Health to aid the funding of mental health research, the Rotary Club of Carlton is again holding a Rotary Book Fair.
This, again, is a great opportunity to help and support Rotary Community Projects and Australian Mental Health Research.
Please donate your books, vinyl records, CDs, and DVDs that you no longer read, look at, or listen to, at Graduate House Reception, Monday to Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, and visit the book fair to pick up a bargain or more!
Thank you for supporting the Rotary Club of Carlton — their aim is to make a difference for the benefit of humanity and our community.
Rotary Peace Fellowship
What are Rotary Peace Fellowships?
Each year, Rotary selects up to 100 individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships at one of their peace centers. These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses. Two types of peace fellowships are available.
They offer master’s degree fellowships at premier universities in fields related to peace and conflict prevention and resolution. Programs last 15 to 24 months and require a practical internship of two to three months during the academic break. Each year, they award up to 50 master’s degree fellowships at these institutions:
- Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
- International Christian University, Japan
- University of Bradford, England
- University of Queensland, Australia
- Uppsala University, Sweden
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE
For experienced professionals working in peace-related fields who want to enhance their professional skills, they offer a three-month program in peace and conflict prevention and resolution at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand. This program incorporates two to three weeks of field study. They award up to 50 certificates each year.
Rotary Youth Leadership Award
What is Rotary?
Rotary is a global network of >35,000 clubs that work (like our Association) towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
What is the Rotary Youth Leadership Award?
This award is prestigious, and recognised internationally. As the name suggests it is an award to an aspiring leader aged between 18 and 25 years.
What is awarded?
The successful applicant is sponsored to attend an all-expenses paid (by a Rotary Club) seven-day Leadership Oasis Youth Camp at Mount Evelyn (37 kilometres north-east of Melbourne) from the 2nd to the 8th of December, 2018.
The leadership program focuses on the development of personal leadership skills and on engagement with other youth who live, work, study and/or volunteer in Rotary’s 9800 District which is in Australia’s state of Victoria and extends from Echuca in the north of the state (as well as into the state of NSW) to part of metropolitan Melbourne. This 9800 District has 70 clubs and about 2,700 members.
What is the process?
To gain sponsorship from a Rotary Club (the most likely being the Rotary Club of Carlton which meets here each Tuesday) complete the Expression of Interest form.