Mar 10, 2019

Rotary Youth Exchange Australia - RYEA

  • Crimson Education
  • Australia
Other

Description

For students 15 - 17 years who are interested in travelling and experiencing a new culture Through Rotary Youth Exchange, you will spend a year studying abroad living with Rotary volunteer host families who will introduce you to a new culture, language and lifestyle in one of 12 countries.

As a Rotary Youth Exchange you'll have the opportunity to develop:

  • your personal self confidence and maturity
  • a lifetime of international friendships
  • a real understanding of many different cultures
  • new language skills
  • a base for future education and career goals
  • in many ways

For more information visit the official website here.

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

N/A

Competitiveness

5/5

Highly selective due to commitment required - students must apply and be selected by each rotary district through long process

Participation Cost

5/5

The student's natural parents or guardian provide for all of the following costs:

  • An administration fee
  • Return airfare, as arranged by Rotary, to the country of exchange
  • Personal insurance, as defined by Rotary International
  • Internal travel in overseas country including Rotary organised tours
  • Day to day living expenses of the student, postage, phone calls, personal items, clothing, footwear etc.
  • A small emergency fund (redeemable at conclusion of exchange, if unused)

Total cost probably totalling $5000-10000

Minimum Technical Skill Needed

1/5

No necessary skills, just pass application

Time Commitment

5/5

Full year spent abroad

Application Deadline

Varies according to district. 2021 Applications are currently open

Application Process Includes

Online expression of interest, application form, interview, further application

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