Clinton Global Initiative COVID-19 Student Action Fund 2020 for Students Globally ($100,000 prize money)
CGI U launched the COVID-19 Student Action Fund on April 18, 2020 at the CGI U At Home virtual event hosted by President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton. This fund will identify and support select students at universities around the world who are committed to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
Application Deadline: 3rd June 2020
About the Award: Working within the CGI U Commitment to Action model, this fund will provide at least $100,000 in total funding to students, with each grant awarded ranging from $2,000 to $5,000. This action fund is geared towards projects addressing the public health, economic, and societal impacts of the novel coronavirus — with commitments ranging from awareness and prevention campaigns, to social enterprises, to infectious disease monitoring and response systems, to other emergency response initiatives that are providing immediate support for public health practitioners and other essential workers on the frontlines.
Eligibility: Students are eligible to apply to the CGI U COVID-19 Student Action Fund if they have previously been accepted to CGI U or if they have never previously been accepted to CGI U; they are at least 18 years of age; and if they were enrolled in an institution of higher education during this current term at the time of application.
Eligible Countries: All
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Award:
- $100,000 in total funding to students, with each grant awarded ranging from $2,000 to $5,000.
- In addition to receiving seed funding for their commitments, all selected students will receive invitations to participate in the CGI U 2021 program, including an invitation to attend the CGI U 2021 annual event at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland from April 9-11, 2021.
How to Apply: APPLY NOW
- It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.