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President's Innovation Award

The new Johns Hopkins University President’s Innovation Award is awarded to one innovative early-to-mid career faculty member each year who is focused on solving problems in society and translating research beyond academia. The award will allow them the freedom to invest in those activities most likely to advance their innovations toward the marketplace.

(Award administered by JHTV)

COVID-19 Research Support Program

The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected the academic community in many ways, including in research productivity. These initiatives are co-sponsored by central leadership, the deans and directors to help faculty members to sustain, accelerate or recover their research programs.

2020-2021 COVID-19 Research Response Program

Johns Hopkins quickly mobilized to create a comprehensive response integrating dozens of fields of expertise to find solutions amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. $6 million in university funding has been redirected to support approximately 260 scientists and researchers working on these 25 projects.

Catalyst Awards

The Johns Hopkins Catalyst Awards support the promising research and creative endeavors of our early career faculty with the goal of launching them on a path to a sustainable and rewarding academic career. These grant awards of up to $75,000 are available to faculty three and ten years since their initial faculty appointment.

Discovery Awards

The Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards provide grant awards to cross-divisional teams in order to spark new, synergistic interactions between investigators across the institution. These grants of up to $100,000 are available to teams of faculty and/or non-faculty members (e.g. APL scientific staff) representing at least two separate divisions of the university.

President's Frontier Awards

The President’s Frontier Award was established by trustee Louis J. Forster and Kathleen M. Pike, and is designed to support exceptional Johns Hopkins faculty scholars who are on the cusp of transforming their fields. These annual $250,000 awards enable us to give a significant boost to faculty members who have the expertise and creativity to become prominent intellectual leaders but need more time, resources or assistance to develop and share their ideas.

Hopkins on the Hill

Hopkins on the Hill is a biennial showcase of the incredible range, value and impact of federally-funded research and programming. Early career researchers and practitioners from across the Johns Hopkins community are invited to apply to display and discuss their research with Members of Congress, staffers, alumni and media representatives.

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