Our student exchange program
Youngstown Sister Cities believes that the future lies in our young
people. In order to promote world peace and understanding of different
cultures, Youngstown Sister Cities, in cooperation with the Youth
Exchange Program of Rotary District 6650 (the district in which
Youngstown is located), has assisted in the exchange of over 25 high
school students since 1997 between Slovakia and Rotary District 6650.
We encourage any student between the ages of 15 to 18, whether in the
Spiš area of Slovakia or in Rotary District 6650, to apply to our
You can visit the website of Rotary District 6650 Youth Exchange program at www.rotary6650yep.com or contact Joseph P. Sedzmak at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Steve Bacon Scholarship
Steve Bacon Scholarship will provide $1000 to any student of 1/8th
Slovak heritage going to Slovakia through the Rotary High School
Exchange Program. This financial aid will also be available for
students from Spišská Nová Ves who are studying through a Rotary Program
in Ohio, Pennsylvainia or Michigan.