The President’s Frontier Award was established with $2.5 million donation from trustee Louis J. Forster, A&S ’82, SAIS ’83 pl). Forster helped design the award with the goal of supporting exceptional scholars among the Johns Hopkins faculty who are on the cusp of transforming their fields. The award recognizes one person each year with $250,000 in funding for their work.Read More
We are very grateful for the donor's generosity, which enables 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. Nominations for the annual award come from faculty throughout the university each fall. The 2021 nomination cycle will open in September 2020.Read More
Nominations from faculty members and self-nominations will be accepted in fall 2020. Please visit our Nomination Process page to learn more.