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Group Study Exchange

The Annual Programs Fund of The Rotary Foundation makes provision for every District in the world to participate in the Group Study Exchange program. By utilising some of the District Designated Funding (money contributed by Clubs and individuals to The Foundation) a second GSE team can be selected.

A Rotarian Team Leader and four non-Rotarian Team Members are selected to participate in an exchange to another District in another country to experience social, economic, business and cultural conditions and to observe their own professions in action.

GSE offers a unique opportunity to develop leadership skills, work on team building, and increase self-confidence. The program is designed to have an invaluable impact on the career of a young professional in the increasingly global workplace by creating networking opportunities and lifelong friendships.

Individuals who participate in this rewarding, once-in-a-lifetime experience will return home with a broadened cultural perspective and new understanding of a nation’s history, language, commerce, and government.

Read the District 9710 GSE Protocol.

Message from GSE Chair, PP Genevieve Power:

This year we will be receiving and sending a team to District 6820 in Mississippi, USA. GSE Team Member Applications and enquiries may be directed to:

PP Genevieve Power

Tel: (02) 6280 7322 (B)

Email: genevievep@iken.com.au  

Yours in Rotary

 Genevieve

Chair

PP Genevieve Power (Canberra East)

Committee

Dates to remember for 2012-13 Exchange

DateEvent
7th July 2012 GSE Mississippi Team Leader Interviews (Apps CLOSE on 30/06/2012)
30th July 2012 GSE Mississippi Team Member Applications CLOSE
11 -12th August 2012 GSE Team Member Interviews 
5th October 2012 Inbound GSE Team from D6820 Mississippi arrives - Canberra
2nd November 2012 Inbound GSE Team from D6820 Mississippi departs
April 2013 TBC GSE Outbound Team to D6820 Mississippi departs
May - June 2013 TBC GSE Outbound Team to D6820 Mississippi returns

Application forms for Team Leader and Team Member can be found on Rotary International website at http://www.rotary.org/en/ServiceAndFellowship/Fellowship/GroupStudyExchange/Pages/ridefault.aspx

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