Vivien Thomas Scholars Initiative (VTSI) launched in 2021

October 6, 2021

…to address historic under-representation in STEM.

Submit application by 12/1/2021 to be considered.

The Vivien Thomas Scholars Initiative (VTSI)  is a $150 million initiative, backed by Bloomberg Philanthropies, that will provide permanent funding to add a sustained cohort of approximately 100 new slots for diverse PhD students in JHU’s more than 30 STEM programs. As PhD students at Johns Hopkins, Vivien Thomas scholars will receive the academic and financial support needed to ensure their success, including up to six years of full tuition support, a stipend, health insurance and other benefits, along with significant mentorship, research, professional development and community-building opportunities.

Applicants from HBCUs and other Minority-Serving Institutions are encouraged to apply to JHU’s Vivien Thomas Scholars Initiative. Applications must be submitted by Dec. 1, 2021 to be considered.

See  for details.

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