District 5500 Rotary Youth Exchange

Outbound Student Application for 2024-25

Congratulations on your ambition to become a Rotary Youth Exchange student! As you begin this process, be sure that you follow all instructions carefully and completely.
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Statement of Conduct for Working with Youth 
Rotary International strives to create and maintain a safe environment for all youth who participate in Rotary activities. Rotarians, Rotarians’ spouses, partners, and other volunteers must safeguard the children and young people they come in contact with and protect them from physical, sexual and emotional abuse.

Data Protection
Your information will be shared with Rotary International, the Sending and Hosting Rotary Districts Youth Exchange Organizations and Clubs, your appointed counselor and host families. It will only be used for official RI business and not sold to or shared with other third parties, unless required by law to be released.

So ... what now?

If you have already started your application, please click the "Log Me In" button below.

If this is your first time here, you will need to create an account so that your application information can be stored and retrieved for you as you work through the steps. Click the "Set Me Up" button below.

Important Notes
  • You must be a student in District 5500 which is Southern Arizona (See Dist. 5500 website to see Rotary Club locations.) 
  • This preliminary application will require you to complete several pages of information, upload a photo, and follow up with supplemental forms and instructions that will be e-mailed to you after your completed application is received. Be sure to read them thoroughly and take all appropriate action as required by Oct. 15.
  • For convenience, please bookmark this webpage. (You may need to return here several times.)
  • Please use your personal Email address. (Avoid shared Email such as a Family Email address.)
  • After you have created your own password, please complete the FIRST PAGE of this application.
  • On page 2, skip to the bottom: "Click here to leave this form and continue another time"
  • Wait for email with further instructions.
  • You will receive an email listing separate application tasks to be completed by Oct. 15, including a form called PRELIMINARY APPLICATION QUESTIONS attached to the email.  

If you need assistance, send an e-mail to outboundplacementofficer@rotaryd5500.org