Rotary Youth Exchange Scholarship




The Rotary Clubs of District 5970 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.  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 19 years old on September 1, 2022. High school students from the northern half of Iowa are invited to apply. Candidates should have at least two years of foreign language study prior to their exchange.



November 6, 2021: Applications are due to local clubs for ’22-‘23 school year
~November 7 - 20, 2021: Club Interviews (date and location will vary)
December 11, 2021: 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:  Shari Stoll
104 Cardinal Ave
Atkins, IA 52206


Need more info?

Contact District Chair, John Schultz @ or Outbound Coordinator, Shari Stoll @ or any Rotary Member to get in touch with a Youth Exchange Coordinator.