Rotary Youth Exchange Scholarship 2018-2019
A STUDY YEAR ABROAD
 
 
The 2018 - 2019 Youth Exchange Calendar is available for Youth Exchange Officers, Counselors, Outbound and Inbound Students, and Parents! Please review and respond to the deadlines and plan to join the events shown! Click on the link to the left to download a copy of the calendar.
 
What?
A Rotary Scholarship for an academic year of study in a foreign high school as a guest of Rotary club. Students are supported by local rotary clubs and local host families and are given a small monthly stipend.  Rotary is the largest service organization in the world. Members volunteer their time and resources to help others in their local communities and throughout the world making the exchange one of the most cost effective programs.
 
Why?
To have the most exciting year of your life! Meet students from around the world, learn a second language, gain cross cultural understanding, and serve as a Rotary ambassador.  The exchange will enhance your resume, aiding in obtaining college scholarships.
 
Where?
France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Taiwan, Japan, Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, South Africa,  most countries around the world.
 
Who?
High school students, who will be 15 1/2 -18 1/2 years old, on September 1, 2019.  Students should have 2 years language study of the country to which they are going.
 
When?
Recruiting for Outbound students is in August - October. Applications are now being accepted for the academic year 2019 - 2020 and due by November 10, 2018.  Applications are to be sent to local club volunteers. Club Interviews are to be held on November 17, 2018.   Applicants will be contacted for appointments. 
 
How?
 
The Rotary Youth Exchange application form is available. 
To download this Application click here:  Application 
 
Complete the application including the necessary signatures and photographs. Submit four original copies of the completed application in October to a local Rotary club Representative.  Please complete the application in blue ink.
 
Or directly to:
Elizabeth Daly – District Youth Exchange Chair
2501 White Eagle Trail
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
 
 
Club Leaders: A recruiting & application brochure can be downloaded and modified in Microsoft Word, to add your Representative Contacts. 
 
 
 
 
Website for: Forms & Documents (Tab) and Data Systems Connection (right side of Home page): Click HERE
 
Contact information for the District Chair:
 
Elizabeth Daly
Youth Exchange Chair District 5970
2501 White Eagle Trail SE 
Cedar Rapids Iowa 52403