Supporting Programs

Baltimore Scholars Program

This program assists high-achieving Baltimore City Public School graduates with significant financial need. Participants receive a full scholarship or a cap on their family’s contribution plus a loan-free financial aid package, depending on their family income. Scholars take part in Internships, mentoring, career networking, and other activities, as well. The program has attracted more than 180 students to JHU’s Homewood campus and the Peabody Institute.

Students at the President's Day of Service

Students at the President’s Day of Service

President’s Day of Service

This one-day service event held every fall engages the Homewood, East Baltimore, and Peabody communities. More than 1,000 individuals participate in projects throughout the city every year.

Johns Hopkins Neighborhood Fund

Created in 2008, this United Way fund supports nonprofit organizations that serve the communities close to Johns Hopkins campuses. Since its inception, the employee-supported fund has awarded 79 grants totaling more than $816,500.

Live Near Your Work

Johns Hopkins partners with Baltimore and the state of Maryland to offer grants assisting employees with down payment and/or closing costs on homes in target neighborhoods near the Homewood, East Baltimore, Peabody, and Bayview campuses.

Johns Hopkins Takes Time for Schools

This service partnership is aimed at providing support and assistance to the Baltimore City Public Schools and offers university staff members up to two paid days a year to pursue service opportunities, including direct student support, management and leadership assistance, and facilities and infrastructure improvement.

community_internshipsCommunity Impact Internship Program

This competitive, paid summer internship program pairs Johns Hopkins undergraduate students with nonprofit organizations and government agencies to work on community-identified projects. Since its inception, 225 interns have worked with 100 nonprofits across Baltimore City.