Helpful guidelines

Is Rotary Youth Exchange a scholarship?

Is Rotary Youth Exchange a scholarship?

The Rotary Youth Exchange program is a low-cost scholarship program tailor-made for you. Almost 10,000 students study abroad every year with Rotary Youth Exchange!

What countries are involved in Rotary Youth Exchange?

The country list changes from year to year, and we believe all of our partners offer excellent opportunities for a successful exchange. Approach this list with a curious, open mind….Northern/Germanic Europe:

  • Austria.
  • Denmark.
  • Finland.
  • Germany.
  • The Netherlands.
  • Sweden.
  • Switzerland.

How long is a Rotary exchange?

How long do exchanges last? Long-term exchanges last a full academic year, and students attend local schools and live with multiple host families. Short-term exchanges last from several days to three months and are often structured as camps, tours, or homestays that take place when school is not in session.

What are the expenses that the Rotary Club will pay for you if you are selected as an exchange student?

Students and their families are required to provide round-trip transportation, clothing, health and travel insurance, and spending money. For long-term exchanges, the host club will pay any school tuition fees for required academic programs and provide a modest monthly allowance.

How do you make a Rotary meeting fun?

Rotary Club meeting traditions with a purpose:

  1. Wheel Spins it’s your chance to brag about whatever you want as long as you spin the wheel and pay the fine.
  2. Each new President should have a Presidential project or goal.
  3. Door Greeter to welcome every Rotarian & guest to the meetings.

How do I join Rotary Youth Exchange?

Meet with your district leaders, especially the district Youth Exchange chair and youth protection officer, to determine whether your district is prepared to participate. Contact us at to learn more about the certification process.

Can you choose your foreign exchange student?

Choosing your student Once you have been accepted into our program, you will be able to choose students from 13 different countries.

How can I apply for KL yes?

All applicants are required to take an English proficiency exam, write a proctored essay, complete a YES program application, and participate in group and individual in-person interviews. All finalists are selected on the basis of merit. Apply for the program online by visiting the iEARN-BD website (recommended).