The Rotary clubs of Georgia's Rotary District 6900 plan to give eight scholarships to to Georgia high school students to study abroad in the 2019-2020 academic year as a part of their Rotary Youth Exchange Scholarship program.
The scholarships are worth $24,000 each, and they allow the students to cover room, board and a monthly stipend to study at a the high school level in one of 33 countries.
The scholarship is available to students of all backgrounds and economic means from the ages of 15 to 18.5 at the date of departure.While overseas, the students are involved with the international family of Rotarians.
These Rotarians host the students who received the scholarships and offer them mentorship and support.
Students who are interested must attend an information session in Atlanta before applying for the scholarship, the application must be completed by Nov. 1, 2018.
For more information and to register for an informational meeting, visit www.ryeflorida.org .