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Applications Open for Next School Year: Enough Project’s Student Upstander Program

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Applications Open for Next School Year: Enough Project’s Student Upstander Program

Posted by Enough Team on May 31, 2019

The Enough Project’s Student Upstander program is designed to develop a network of committed student activists on campuses across the country to draw on the power of student leadership to support peace in East and Central Africa.


As an Enough Student Upstander (SUP), you will have a variety of campaigns and issues to work on throughout the year in order to gain experience in this field, execute a plan tailored to your campus and community, and take action to support peace in East and Central Africa. Student Upstanders learn from policy experts on topics like  the nature of violent kleptocracies, the nexus of conflict and corruption, and how illicit financial flows fund violence and instability. Students are provided resources and trainings with an emphasis on engaging with their local congressional offices.

Students are provided with the tools to learn about and lead activities such as:

  • Influencing legislative work and forming relationships with congressional offices in your district.
  • Passing a conflict-free resolution on your campus or in your city as part of the Conflict-Free Campus Initiative (CFCI).
  • Hosting screenings of films provided by the Enough Project.
  • Building an on-campus network of students and faculty. 
  • Participating in virtual educational sessions with policy experts. 
  • Organizing trainings for activists. 
  • Attending the Lemkin Summit to End Genocide and Mass Atrocities, in Washington D.C. 
  • Being the point person for Enough’s In district Activists.

Student Expectations

  • On average, up to 5 hours per week during the school year for regular activities.
  • 1 hour per month for monthly training calls.
  • 90 minutes per semester for progress updates


Each Student Upstander is issued a $500 annual stipend and has access to funding for events and travel.

How to Apply
If you are an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at an accredited institution in the U.S. and would like to become a Student Upstander, APPLY BELOW. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, however priority will be given to students who apply before July 31, 2019.

Please contact Ayman Nagy at [email protected] with any questions. 

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