Spread the word: The initial application period is now open for the 2016 Clinton Hunger Leadership Award. If you are a undergraduate or graduate student who is making an impact in the fight against world hunger, we encourage you to apply for this prestigious honor.
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. The winner will receive a cash award to use towards an educational experience that will advance their knowledge and understanding of hunger and related issues.
The Award will be presented at the 2017 Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit, March 24-25, 2017, at Walsh University in Canton, Ohio. The award recipient will be invited to attend with all expenses covered.
The initial application period runs from Monday, August 1 to Monday, October 3. To find out more and apply, please visit our Clinton Hunger Leadership Award page.
Read an inspiring update from 2016 Clinton Hunger Leadership Award winner Balanding Manneh about his work to end hunger in The Gambia.
“Since winning the award, I have come to understand that ending hunger requires collaboration because it is an extensive problem that no single entity can solve,” Manneh said. “We can make a tremendous difference individually, but when we collaborate with others and share best practices, that is when our impact becomes even greater. Winning the Clinton Award has helped my organization grow, impact many additional people, and has helped me become a better leader.”

Clinton Hunger Award
Balanding Manneh, 2016 Clinton Hunger Leadership Award winner, helps girls pound millet at Ndawen Village, Central River Region, The Gambia

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