Kelsey Shelton, our 2014 Peace Studies Scholar, is pictured on the Mount of Olives overlooking Jerusalem. She was majoring in International Relations at Baylor University with a focus on the Middle East.

Give Peace A Chance!

Scholarship will fund Peace Studies course in Jerusalem

The Enfield Rotary Club and Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarship Foundation announce the availability of a Peace Studies Scholarship.

The Peace Studies Scholarship is to attend a Conflict Resolution from Religious Traditions course in Jerusalem at the end of December and beginning of January.  The English language course is open to Enfield residents enrolled in a minimum of 8 college credits during the current school year, in any undergraduate or graduate school program.


The course ( is administered by the Hamline University School of Law, and is conducted at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.  It concentrates on the three monotheistic religions that originated in the Middle East; their coexistence, political, cultural, legal and religious interactions, dispute resolution, and the peace process.

The Peace Studies Scholarship covers all costs for; travel to and from Israel, accommodations at the university, breakfast, course fees, and scheduled day trips in the curriculum. The value of the scholarship is approximately $5,000. The successful applicant should expect to spend an additional $500 in meals and personal expenses.

The Application for the Peace Studies Scholarship is available in the Downloads section. It is also available at Minuteman Press, 1 Anngina Dr, Enfield, or Freshwater Veterinary Hospital, 151 Hazard Avenue, Enfield. The application consists of an essay of no more than 1,000 words on why you should be chosen to be a Peace Studies Scholar.  The deadline for applications has been extended indefinitely. 

For information about the status and availability of the Enfield Rotary Club's Peace Studies Scholarship, please contact Lindsey Weber by email at