Deadline Extended! Apply here by March 23 to be considered for the Hilton Humanitarian Prize Laureate Virtual Leadership Institute!

The Hilton Humanitarian Prize Laureate Virtual Leadership Institute is a new virtual leadership training opportunity for emerging social change leaders exclusively within the Hilton Humanitarian Prize Laureate community. The Leadership Institute is supported by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation in collaboration with Atlas Corps, a leader in professional exchange and leadership development.  At its heart, the Leadership Institute is a community that provides valuable professional development to empower social change leaders working at Hilton Humanitarian Prize recognized organizations. We welcome applications for this unique opportunity!


The Leadership Institute focuses on the three themes of developing self, developing others, and leading movements while also strengthening connections within the Hilton Humanitarian Prize Laureate community.


The Leadership Institute is organized into five online learning modules: Orientation, Developing Self, Developing Others, Leading Movements, Reflection Retreat. This seven-month online program for Hilton Humanitarian Prize Laureates includes keynote speakers, interactive workshops, self-led activities, discussion groups, and community-building activities with leading U.S. organizations and leaders. Hilton Prize Laureate Scholars will also work on an individual leadership project that benefits the Scholar’s current organization. In addition to engaging within our Laureate community, the Hilton Prize Laureate Scholars will become members of the broader Atlas Corps Community of more than 1,000 professionals from 103 countries!

Basic Eligibility Requirements

Please note these requirements are unique to this initiative and may differ from other Atlas Corps programs:

— Must work at a Hilton Humanitarian Prize Laureate organization;
— English proficiency (oral, writing, reading);
— Technological capacity to participate in video calls (1-2 per month);
— Availability to commit to 2-3 hours of online activity and assignments per week during the Institute.

Atlas Corps Fellows and Alumni are not eligible to participate in the Virtual Leadership Institute. However, Virtual Leadership Scholars are eligible to be considered for the Atlas Corps Fellowship.

Who Would Benefit from this Program

— Professionals with a Bachelor’s Degree and 2-10 years of experience, or a High School Degree/GED and 5-10 years of experience;
— Rising leaders who seek structured professional development, have a passion for social change, and have an interest in making international connections.

Key Program Dates

Application Process

Applicants must fill out this shortened application form to be considered for this opportunity. Please note that applying for the Hilton Humanitarian Prize Laureate Virtual Leadership Institute does not also allow you to apply for the Atlas Corps Fellowship. 

To Learn More:
— To learn more about the Hilton Humanitarian prize, visit
— To learn more about Atlas Corps Leadership Programs, visit

Questions? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page. If your question isn’t answered there, please email