08 September 2014

The William Jefferson Clinton Leadership Award

Stop Hunger Now
To all undergraduate students with a passion to end hunger, you may want to apply for the Clinton Hunger Leadership Award.

Named in honor of President Bill Clinton for his commitment to humanitarian causes including the eradication of hunger, the award recognizes outstanding leadership in the movement to end hunger. Stop Hunger Now and NC State University Center for Student Leadership, Ethics and Public Service (CSLEPS) will accept video applications from 1 September to
2 November 2014

The cash award is co-sponsored by Stop Hunger Now and NC State University CSLEPS. This year’s award will be presented to the winner in 21 February 2015, at the Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit at University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada.

Award Criteria:
  • Must be an enrolled student at an accredited post-secondary institution
  • Demonstrated leadership in the fight against hunger
  • Commitment to a life of service in the area of hunger, poverty reduction, or related discipline
  • Deadline to post video 2 November 2014
How to Apply:
  • Submit a 3-5 minute video detailing your vision for a world without hunger as well as your efforts to provide leadership in this area.
  • Video should be creative and engaging (i.e. not a live video resume)
  • Include your email address at the end of your video (Finalists will be contacted via email)
  • Upload video to President William Jefferson Clinton Hunger Leadership Award vimeo group.
Top 5 video finalists will be judged by a selection committee and asked to submit the following:
  • Applicant information form
  • Essays indicating an understanding of the cause of hunger and related issues
  • Letter of recommendation
Stop Hunger Now has been fulfilling its commitment to end hunger across the globe for 15 years. Established in 1998, Stop Hunger Now coordinates the distribution of food and other life-saving aid to crisis-burdened areas around the world. This is accomplished through popular community-supported meal packaging programs that often are part of corporate responsibility or volunteer service projects.