Rotary D5180 Youth Exchange

Short Term Student Application for 2021-22

Congratulations on your ambition to become a Rotary Short Term Exchange Program (STEP) student! As you begin this process, be sure that you follow all instructions carefully and completely. Should you run into any problems or have any questions, check the bottom of each page for contact links.
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:
  • This application process will require you to complete several pages of information, upload a number of photos, 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.
  • If your application is not submitted and is inactive for 90 days, it will be deleted from our files. So make sure you complete it in a timely manner.
  • Applications are due by Dec. 9th the year prior to exchange. For example, if you would like to apply for Rotary's Short Term Exchange Program (STEP) for the 2020 STEP year and you will be between 15 1/2 and 17 years of age in June 2020, your application is due (must be COMPLETE AND SUBMITTED) no later than Dec. 9, 2019.
  • You must have a sponsoring Rotary Club listed for your application to be considered complete. If you do not already have a sponsoring Rotary Club, please use the link to identify the Rotary Club which is geographically closest to your home or school and contact the club president listed: 
  • For more information about District 5180's Rotary Youth Exchange, 

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