President Obama will present former President Clinton and talk show host Oprah Winfrey with the Presidential Medial Freedom — the nation’s highest civilian honor.
The award is given to those who made meritorious contributions to the United States.
Traditionally, former presidents are given the award for their service. Obama awarded the medal to former President George H.W. Bush in February 2011.
Winfrey, one of the nation’s most famous talk show hosts, was an early supporter of Obama’s candidacy for president.
The White House announced 16 recipients on Thursday, with the awards to be presented at the White House later this year.