The cost of participation in the outbound North Star Rotary Youth Exchange Program for students applying for the 2024-2025 program year, is $7,000.
Not included in the participation fee are:
Payment of the fee is due in increments as follows:
The fee is subject to change if there is a significant change in airfare. Should the student discontinue participation in the program, the unused portion of the fee will be refunded, less a service charge, dependent upon time of withdrawal. See schedule below.
Financial assistance may be available to the student, based on need. The availability and amount of assistance will be determined by the sponsoring Rotary club and the Youth Exchange Finance Committee.
While in the exchange country, students will receive a monthly allowance from the host Rotary club for miscellaneous spending.
The request is considered received by North Star by referring to the date and time of the postmark date, or timestamp of your e-mail.
If you have been provided with the following items, they must be returned to the North Star Rotary Youth Exchange Office in new condition:
If your airline ticket has been purchased: Any agent fees sustained will be deducted from your refund. If it is non-refundable, the ticket amount and any associated agent fees will be deducted from your refund. Your refund will be sent to you when the airline has credited our account with Travel One. This takes approximately 4-6 weeks.
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