Rotary Youth Exchange Scholarship 2018-2019




The Rotary clubs of Cedar Rapids invite high school students to apply for a Rotary scholarship to study abroad for one year.



Rotary International is the largest humanitarian service organization in the world. Scholarships are offered to high school students for an academic year in a foreign high school. Students will be housed in foreign homes and receive support from Rotarians in a local Rotary club.



To have an experience of a lifetime by being an ambassador to the world.

Live, learn, and grow in a foreign culture by building life-long skills and relationships.



Exchange programs are available in most foreign countries, and effort is made to place students in a country that allows them to use their second language.



An applicant must be in high school and between 15.5 years old and 18.5 years old on September 1, 2019. High school students from the Cedar Rapids area are invited to apply. Candidates must have at least two years of foreign language study prior to their exchange.



Oct. 20, 2018: Applications are due to local clubs for ’19-‘20 school year

Oct. 27, 2018: Club Interviews (location to be announced)

Nov. 10, 2018: Applications must be received by District 5970

Nov. 17, 2018: District Interviews (location to be announced)



Visit (Applications | Students | Long Term). Download and complete the Rotary Youth Exchange application form including all necessary signatures and photographs. Submit four copies of the completed form directly to your


or to:  Elizabeth Daly

 2501 White Eagle Trail Drive SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52403


Need more info?

Contact Elizabeth Daly at 319.366.7325 or or any Cedar Rapids area Rotary member to get in touch with a

Youth Exchange Coordinator