Awards and Fellowships
The Frederik B. Bang Award was established in 1982 in memory of Dr. Frederik B. Bang, Department chair from 1953 to 1981, to recognize a student from any department of the School who has passed his or her preliminary oral examination and is engaged in doctoral research on a topic relevant to pathobiology. For more information, please visit Student Funding Resources.
The Emergent BioSolutions Fellowship was established to recognize PhD and ScM candidates in the Molecular Microbiology and Immunology Department conducting thesis research on a disease of global public health importance.
These awards are issued to incoming students by the Committee on Admissions and Financial Support; there is no application process outside of a review of each student’s application package.
The Keerti V. Shah Fund was established to recognize Dr. Shah’s contributions to Johns Hopkins as an educator and his distinguished career of research on viral diseases. This scholarship provides support to students working in the area of translational research in infectious diseases.
The Hegner-Cort-Root Fellowship was provided by a number of alumni to honor the founding members of the Department.
The Martin Frobisher Fellowship was established by a grateful student to honor the memory of this distinguished microbiologist.
The Ruth G. Wittler Scholarship was established through the generosity of an alumna of the department, Ruth G. Wittler.
The A. Ralph and Silvia E. Barr Fellowship was established in memory of Dr. Barr’s many contributions to the field of medical entomology and tropical medicine.
The Bliss Fellowship was established through the generosity of an alumna of the Department, Dr. Eleanor A. Bliss.
The Causey Fellowship was established by Drs. Ottis and Calista Causey, both Johns Hopkins alumni who have made significant contributions to the area of public health.
The Hampil Fellowship was established through the generosity of an alumna of the Department, Dr. Bettylee Hampil.
The Katharine E. Welsh Fellowship was established by a loyal alumna of the Department.
The Dr. Harry J. Lawler Award was established to recognize the work of an outstanding MMI student.
The Dr. Lloyd and Mae Rozeboom Scholarship was created from the Lloyd Rozeboom Lectureship in Medical Entomology.
The Frances Coventry Scholarship was established through the generosity of an alumna of the department, Frances Coventry.
The J. Harold Drudge Scholarship was established by Dr. Harold Drudge and his daughter, Caran C. St. John, to support students studying parasitology.
Honorary Fellowships for Postdoctoral Fellows
The Gilbert F. Otto Young Investigators Fund was established by Sandra Otto Abbott, daughter of Dr. Otto, to provide support to a postdoctoral student or junior faculty to fund innovative research projects.
The Jane Welsh Russell Fund will provide support for postdoctoral fellows or junior investigators for innovative research in infectious diseases.
The Calvin A. and Helen L. Lang Scholars Program was established to support postdoctoral fellows whose work will focus on malaria.