Rotary International is a service organization which marks the fellowship of 1.2 million business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world. It is a secular organization open to all people regardless of race, colour, creed, religion, gender, or political preference. There are 34,282 Rotary clubs worldwide.The members of Rotary Clubs are known as Rotarians. Members usually meet weekly for breakfast, lunch or dinner, which is a social event as well as an opportunity to organize work on their service goals. Rotary's primary motto is "Service above Self". As the world's largest private provider of international scholarships, the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International helps more than 1,000 students annually to study abroad and serve as cultural ambassadors. Rotary also partners with seven prestigious universities around the world, providing opportunities to earn a master's degree in peace and conflict resolution.