If you play your cards right, you might be travelling to both Sri Lanka and Italy! Here’s what the organizers, Rotaract District 2030, has to say about it:
If you want to take part into an unforgettable experience through the natural beauties of Italy, its ancient culture and delicious typical dishes, from a Rotaractor point of view, you cannot miss this great opportunity…
It will be a wonderful way to get in touch with other Rotaractors coming from all over the world and have new friends abroad!
The roundtrip lasts 10 days: it will take place from 19th to 28th MARCH 2010!!!
These are our key points:
binding INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIPS
exchanging FOREIGN CUSTOMS & LANGUAGES
sharing RTC VALUES & IDEAS
having a lot of FUN together! =)
Dates: March 19-28, 2010 (10 days)
Application Deadline: End of December 2009 (not specific). To apply, send your CV (resume) and personal letter as well as a photo to email@example.com
Visit their website (and bookmark it) for information.
As many of you may recall, during Liz’s presidency she was forunate enough to visit and tour northwest Italy as part of a program put on by the local Rotaract club. In a similar vein, another opportunity has recently presented itself, this time from the Rotaract Club of Columbo, which is the capital of Sri Lanka. 10 participants are chosen for the 9 day trip. The trip does not include airfare, visa, or health insurance. You are responsible for those things.
Dates: January 28, 2010 to Feburary 6, 2010
Application Deadline: November 23, 2009
Click here to view the the application form.
The same program that took Dana and Liz to Thailand is accepting applications for a trip to Bangladesh‘s District 3280 in 2010.
Through the Group Study Exchange (AKA GSE), the Rotary Foundation pays for a team of young professionals between the ages of 25 and 40 to travel to a foreign country. The program develops professional and leadership skills while promoting international understanding. Team members usually stay in Rotarians’ homes, experiencing local culture.
You can view the team member brochure here. (PDF) The application is here. (Doc)
Applications due August 9. The trip is January 11 – February 8, 2010.
Travel to Mexico accompanying Rotarians on a clean water project. Our club is donating a system in Patzcuaro, Mexico and you have the opportunity to visit the village and Rotarians there as an ambassador.
Dates: May 4 to 10.
Cost (est): $1000 out of pocket, half of which will be reimbursed.
Deadline: Contact [info at this domain dot com] by Tuesday March 10th 12PM.
Last year, past president and one of the club founders, Liz Werhane, went on a trip through the northwest region on Italy. She was the only person that represented our country and came back with tales of new friends and gelato.
District 2030 is once again hosting their tour for 2009. The trip will take place from March 20 to the 29th, 2009.
Applications (CV) should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 31, 2008. Additional information can be found in this brochure [PDF]