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.
Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 28, 2016
Undergraduate and graduate students with a passion to end hunger are invited to apply for the Clinton Hunger Leadership Award. The application period is open now through October 3, 2016.
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. Now in its ninth year, the award is co-sponsored by Stop Hunger Now and North Carolina State University’s Center for Student Leadership, Ethics & Public Service. A cash award will be presented to the winner at the 2017 Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit, March 24-25, 2017, at Walsh University in Canton, Ohio.
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
How to apply: Application details can be found on Stop Hunger Now’s website. Submit your completed application, including one reference and your responses to two essay questions, by
October 3, 2016.
Previous Clinton Award winners are: Balanding Menneh, Arizona State University (2016), Maria Rose Belding, American University (2015), Azeem Ahmed, Auburn University (2014), Brendan Rice, University of Alabama (2013), Ryan O’Donnell, NC State University (2012), Gavin Armstrong, University of Guelph (2011), Sarah Nam,Harvard University (2010) and John Coggin, NC State University (2009).
For more information please contact Maggie Luckadoo at mluckadoo(at)stophungernow(dot)org, or Melissa Barnes at mvgreen(at)ncsu(dot)edu.
About Stop Hunger Now
For more than 18 years, Stop Hunger Now has been creating a movement to end hunger. More than 272 million meals have been packaged and distributed along with other aid to 74 countries impacting millions of lives. The organization is driven by a mission to end hunger in our lifetime by providing food and life-changing aid to the world's most vulnerable and by creating a global commitment to mobilize the necessary resources.
The Stop Hunger Now meal packaging program was created to give dedicated individuals the opportunity to participate in a hands-on international hunger relief program and to become educated, engaged advocates for the world’s poor and hungry. In 2015, Stop Hunger Now and its global affiliates impacted nearly 500,000 lives. For more information, visit http://www.stophungernow.org.