Interested students should take the following steps:

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WHO are We?
HOW to become an Exchange student
WHERE can I go
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an information session during the fall in your geographical Rotary District. Visit your district's webpage for date, time and registration to attend. (Some districts require you to attend with your parents. )  Find your district HERE



The application deadline each year is November 1st, for the following school year.  Application forms become available around September 1st on this website - most students need 3-4 weeks to complete the application. The application process is very extensive, and includes one or more interviews. 

Outbound Scholarship Applications

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION for the 2017-2018 Exchange Year

The scholarship application period is closed for the 2017-2018 exchange year. 
Welcome back September 2017 when we open again. 

This website only referrer to scholarship applications for students from within Florida, Grand Bahama Island and Georgia district 6900.

Students must use our official ONLINE form to apply for the year-long exchange scholarship.

Please read the Potential Students page BEFORE you fill out the application. Some district require you to attend an information meeting with your parents to accept your application. Find your district HERE>>.

  • Scholarship Application is due November 1st. 
  • You are applying in YOUR Rotary district - and MUST contact them BEFORE you start on your application. Find your district HERE 
  • The online application form is just a small part of the application process. Essay, photos, recommendation letters, health forms and much more are part of the registration package, and all must be turned in by November 1st. 
  • You will get detailed instructions when you start the application process. 
  • The application process takes must students 2-3 weeks.
  • Incomplete or late packages are not accepted.
  • There is a $150 non-refundable application fee.
  • We have had 3 times the number of applications to the number of scholarships available, so an application does not guarantee a spot in the program.

Components of Your Application 

  • ONLINE Rotary Youth Exchange Long-Term Program Application 
  • Student’s Letter 
  • Parent’s Letter 
  • Photos 
  • Guarantee Form completed and signed by your local Rotary Club and your local Youth Exchange District Chairman 
  • Medical History and Examination form 
  • Dental Health and Examination form 
  • Rules and Conditions of Exchange 
  • Secondary School Report and Reference 
  • Copy of passport or birth certificate 
  • Copy of school transcripts 
  • $150 non-refundable application fee

For an overview of what information is required to complete the application, click HERE.   Do not print, do not fill out, do not submit this sample form!