Rotary Youth Exchange Scholarship 2019-2020




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, 2020. 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.



Nov. 2, 2019: Applications are due to local clubs for ’20-‘21 school year
Nov. 2-15, 2019: Club Interviews (location to be announced)
Nov. 16, 2019: Applications must be received by District 5970
Dec. 9, 2019: 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:  John Schultz
225 Wasatch Ct NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402


Need more info?

Contact John Schultz at 414.412.6147 or or Shari Stoll at or any Rotary Member to get in touch with a Youth Exchange Coordinator.