(PRWEB) August 30, 2013
Undergraduate students with a passion to end hunger are invited 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 Sept. 1 to Nov. 1, 2013.
The cash award sponsored by Stop Hunger Now is presented annually at the Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit, in partnership with NC State University CSLEPS. The 2014 Award will be given March 1 at Auburn University.
- 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 November 1, 2013
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)
- Upload video to Clinton Hunger Leadership Award Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Clinton-Hunger-Leadership-Award/232876106754058
Include your email address at the end of your video (Finalists will be contacted via email)
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 will provide a cash award for the recipient to use towards an educational experience that will advance their knowledge and understanding of hunger and related issues. The President William Jefferson Clinton Hunger Leadership 2014 marks the sixth award. Previous winners are: 2013 - Brenda Rice University of Alabama, 2012 - Ryan O’Donnell from NC State, 2011 - Gavin Armstrong from University of Guelph, 2010 - Esther Ngumbi from Harvard, and 2009 - John Coggin from NC State.
For more information please contact Jan Rivero, at 919-225-7130 or Mike Giancola, at 919-513-0235.
In 2013 Stop Hunger Now is celebrating its 15th anniversary in its ongoing work to create a movement to end hunger. More than 100,000,000 meals have been packaged and distributed with other life-saving aid to 65 countries impacting millions of lives.
The organization is driven by a vision of a world without hunger and a mission to end hunger in our lifetime by providing food and life-saving aid to the world's most vulnerable and by creating a global commitment to mobilize the necessary resources.
In its efforts to respond to emergency needs around the world Stop Hunger Now receives and distributes significant donations of in-kind aid. These donations are large quantities of food, medicines, medical supplies and other such items as may be of use in fighting hunger and providing relief in a crisis.