First, email Rodney at firstname.lastname@example.org to let his office know about your interest in applying for a Rotary Study Abroad Scholarship.
Second, read the Step-by-Step instructions which
you can find in the left margin on the long-term exchange page. At the long-term exchange page, you can also find a link to the application. Or you
can go to the Resource Tab, select Forms, and then click on the link for Application Materials - Long Term Application -- NEW - 2020-2021
Fill out the application , type in your personal information, and print out the copy. We need 2 copies of your completed scholarship application -- all must have ORIGINAL signatures in BLUE ink.
You also need to download & fill out
- the Authorization to Release Medical Records form,
- the Country Preference Form,
- the Interview Authorizations form, and
- the Potential Host Family form.
We need 2 copies of each of these forms too,
Download 1 copy of the Club Sponsorship Agreement (you give that to the club
to fill out when you submit your application).
Third, contact a local Rotary Club to sponsor you. If you need help finding the appropriate local club, ask Rodney at email@example.com .Turn in all the application materials and the application fee to the local Rotary club by November 1st.
Fourth, have a club-level interview (in November), and then if approved by the club to proceed,
Fifth, you and your parents attend the district-level interview weekend (in December).
If you cannot download the application from the long-term exchange page or from the Resources -> Forms section of the website, you can also get a copy of the application from Rodney's office or from a local Rotarian.
Important Note: this FAQ answer is only a quick overview of the process. Please use the Step-by-Step instructions as your checklist to help you make sure you complete all parts of the application process