Applications being taken for Rotary Youth Exchange Program | News

ByTommie C. Curtis

May 20, 2022 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Rotary is supplying learners in Western Pennsylvania the possibility to study and dwell in an additional region throughout the 2023-24 school 12 months as a section of the Rotary Youth Exchange application.

The Rotary Youth Exchange program offers significant school students from the U.S. and other nations the opportunity to reside and research in a different region in the course of a faculty yr. The program’s aim is to foster world peace, global comprehension and great will by extending worldwide communication at the personal amount as a result of the trade of pupils of high university age.

Qualified learners should really be of good character and standing be concerning the ages of 15 to 18½ at time of departure have above ordinary tutorial means, and have a enjoyable character. A preliminary application with a regional interview is needed by the close of October 2022 followed by ultimate interviews in November. Region preferences will be taken into consideration and placements created in January 2023.

The student’s share of costs contains a $450 youth trade system charge, airfare, insurance and other travel fees. The method is for 1 calendar year and the hosting Rotary club will give the college student housing with host family members, foods, education and a every month allowance. Verify out for additional information and facts.

Data on a small-phrase, summer months application is also offered.

To receive a preliminary application or for a lot more facts on how to take part in Rotary Youth Exchange, speak to Jeff Simmons, Butler AM Rotary Club, Rotary District 7280, (724) 875-1136, [email protected].