Study abroad during high school.
Become a Rotary Exchange student.

Make lifelong memories as an exchange student.

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to study abroad? As a Rotary exchange student you will have the opportunity to experience another culture while learning more about what interests you.

Why become a high school exchange student?

There are many reasons to study abroad during high school. Here are just a few.

  • Experience another culture
  • Make lifelong connections and friendships
  • Get to know who you are as a person
  • Gain an understanding of other perspectives
  • Become fluent in another language
  • Stand out on your college application

Rotary offers two types of exchanges for high school students – long and short term exchanges. Learn which one is right for you.

Essex Student on Exchange

Long-term Exchange

When you embark on a long-term high school exchange, you will spend a year abroad.

Short-term High School Student Exchange

Short-term Exchange

Short-term exchange is for students who want to go abroad, but can’t commit to a year.