Deadline: 15th January 2021 | Age 18+ | Applications are open for the Clinton Global Initiative University Program 2021 – seeking higher education student leaders who are committed to take action in their community to address a pressing challenge.

For over a decade, President Bill Clinton and the Clinton Foundation have been dedicated to empowering the next generation of leaders by bringing together diverse groups of people who are committed to making the world a better place and improving people’s lives.

Join if you are an undergraduate or graduate student anywhere in the world and are motivated to make a positive change in the areas of education, environment and climate change, peace and human rights, poverty alleviation and public health.

Students accepted into CGI U will participate in a year round program that includes access to high-touch mentorship; a social impact curriculum; funding streams, and student engagement events, including the CGI U 20201 annual meeting hosted by Howard University.

Additional programs will also be offered to students through partnerships with the Peter G Peterson Foundation and partners such as IBM and Verizon.


Currently enrolled in an institution of higher education at the time of application
Never previously accepted to CGI U
18 years +

CGI U Graduation Requirements:

– Participation in one, hour-long small group discussion per module (4 in total)
– Review of CGI U’s 30minute webinar recordings and readings, which will be housed online and completion of all accompanying exercises.
– Completion of one 30-minute individual coaching session with their Commitment Mentor per module
– Completion of Commitment to Action progress report

To find out more about the selection process and get your application started, click the official link below:


Apply before 15th January, 2021