Key Qualifications:

Must be a good student (top half of class)
Between 16 and 18 1/2 years old at the time of departure

Other Important Attributes:

A willingness to learn the language and culture of the country that your are assigned to.
The initiative to get involved in activities in you host country.
Applicants should have pleasant personality and must:
-be able to adjust to a new and different culture/country
-be willing live apart from their familiesfor the year
-be open to new and different experiences

A member of your family does not need to belong to Rotary for you to be eligible.