Apply For Nexus Awards

The Nexus Awards have three independent streams. Learn more about eligibility, funding, submission guidelines, and review criteria for each stream below.

The 2024 cycle is closed. Check back in November for updates regarding the next cycle of Nexus Awards.

Frequently Asked Questions

May I apply for a Nexus award in more than one stream?

Yes, applicants may apply to more than one stream, but each stream requires its own proposal.

May Nexus awards be used for expansions of established projects or programs?

Yes, Nexus Awards may expand established projects or programs, as long as the expansion takes place primarily in Washington, D.C.

Do Nexus awards require new interactions between investigators throughout Johns Hopkins?

No. Applicants for Nexus Awards may have previously worked together.


Should Nexus awards focus on a particular topic or area?

Proposals do not need to focus on a particular topic.

Is there D.C.-based support for Nexus award recipients?

Nexus Award recipients have access to D.C.-based support for the implementation of their awards. This support may include, for example, guidance on translation of research for policymakers; assistance with booking award related events at the Hopkins Bloomberg Center; or connecting with previous awardees for advice.