Long Term Scholarship Program
 

2017-18 APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JANUARY 31, 2017.  BE SURE TO PREREGISTER (SEE TOP OF LEFT MARGIN)

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

Complete and Submit Preliminary Registration

 

· Between 15 and 18½ before September 1, 2017;

· Generally in the upper 1/3 of their class (but may make exception for outstanding candidates in the upper ½ of the class.

· Acceptance and Sponsorship by Rotary Club, District 6630 and Ohio-Erie Rotary Multidistrict Exchange Programs

· Accepted and hosted by foreign Rotary District, Club, School and Government

· Certain countries require minimum language proficiency or lower maximum age cap requirements

· Compliance with Its Your World Travel requirements and fees

Submit ALL the following documents signed by sponsoring local Rotary Club to District before November 14, 2016

· Submit completed and signed Long Term Application (for Form, go to "How to Apply" subpage)

· Submit completed Hosting Application forms completed by three (3) families within sponsoring Rotary Clubs school district

(for Form, send each family to and follow directions: http://yehub.net/OER-hfapp)

· Submit country preference form (for Form, go to "How to Apply" subpage)


Foreign Rotary Club Scholarship in 33 Countries Includes the following: 

· Hosting by Foreign Rotary Club on a space available condition

· Primary tuition and Placement in School approved by foreign Rotary Club

· Home-stay accommodation including meals with your host family

· Small monetary monthly stipend from hosting Rotary Club

· Airport transfers on arrival and departure (i.e. met at the airport or final destination by a program representative)

· 24-hour worldwide emergency assistance throughout the program

· Rotary YEX Blazer, YEX Blazer Emblem, Name badge, Calling Cards, Blazer trading pins and Rotary YEX pack

· Pre-departure and some in-country orientations (but see exception below)

· Local Rotarian Counselor

· Exchange Student Handbook


Program does not include: (Student's Responsible for the following costs)

· $1,175 Fee paid to "RYE-OB DISTRICT 6630" at time of Application (Fully refundable up to District Acceptance)

· Special Rotary International limited medical and liability insurance policy (about $900 +/-)

· Primary (and some foreign country/Rotary required) insurance for Travel and medical, accident, ill health, repatriation,and additional coverage against third party liability

· Airfare/transportation and all additional Its Your World Travel Agency fees

· Passport and visa application fees and travel costs, if required, as applicable

· Personal expenses (e.g., toiletries, clothing, internet, telephone, sport/club fees, activities, miscellaneous)

· School expenses (e.g., uniform/lunches, supplies, bus pass, transport to and from school, school activities)

· Free-time travel, pocket money

· Any other item not otherwise specified

· Academic Credit (See state/local school regulations regarding academic credit)

· Some foreign Rotary required in-country orientations and language schooling/camps at additional expense