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Girl smiling during EHop A group of men talking at EHop.

Program Date: Thurs. Oct. 10 through Sat. Oct. 12, 2024

Johns Hopkins School of Engineering is excited to host the seventh annual Explore Hopkins (EHOP) Weekend! EHOP is an all-expense paid opportunity to learn more about our doctoral programs.

Join us for what will be an engaging experience, including graduate admissions workshops, network opportunities with our world-class faculty, and conversations with current graduate students. Visits to labs for hands experiences and observation of cutting-edge research.

We look forward to sharing what Johns Hopkins Engineering and the Baltimore community has to offer you!

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Applications are open for EHOP 2024!

Apply today for EHOP 2024.

EHOP really helped me form meaningful relationships with the faculty… I couldn’t thank you all enough!

E Hop participant Makaya Chilekwa pictured smiling with black coat and brown bag strap. Makaya Chilekwa, 2022 EHOP participant B.S. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering


InMale student at eHop next to girl with blonde hair alignment with our mission of discovery and knowledge creation, we seek to recruit exceptionally talented graduate students who bring unique experiences and perspectives that are essential to fostering a vibrant, cutting-edge intellectual community. The goal of Explore Hopkins is to encourage all students who contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community to explore doctoral degrees at Whiting by showcasing the quality and strengths of our programs and resources.


Program Highlights

  • Gain expert insight on the graduate application process, admission, and fellowship/funding opportunities
  • Learn more about research opportunities and interdisciplinary programs/centers
  • Engage and network with program directors, faculty, and current graduate students in the Whiting School of Engineering
  • Participate in customized tours of the campus and state-of-the-art research facilities and labs
  • Experience all that the Baltimore community has to offer

Student speaking with faculty.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Strong academic background with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.5
  • Applications are encouraged from students who are underserved and/or under resourced
  • Must be interested in graduate programs in the Whiting School of Engineering
  • Preference will be given to juniors and seniors

  • Applied Math and Statistics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Civil and Systems Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Doctor of Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Geography and Environmental Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

EHOP Frequently Asked Questions

Participants will dedicate their time during this visit to engage with Engineering faculty, current students, and peers attending the event. There will be lab and campus tours, a variety of seminars including a session on applying to graduate school, and engaging dinners with peers and faculty. A full schedule will be provided once pariticipants are accepted.

The Engineering school will cover the cost of hotel, meals, and transportation.

Each student is responsible for contacting our Hopkins Travel Team to arrange your specific travel arrangements. Participants will receive detailed instructions on how to arrange travel.

The EHOP team will provide a Lyft expense for participants to use.

Plan to arrive to Baltimore at 10 a.m. on the Thursday date of the event.

Plan to share a double occupancy room with an EHOP participant. Room assignments are made based on disclosed gender, school, and research interests. Please contact us if special considerations are needed.

Unfortunately, we do not encourage that you bring guest due to the programming and schedule of events.

Plan to depart Baltimore at 11 a.m.on the Saturday date of the event, just after hotel check out.

Your lodging is covered for two nights during the event, Thursday and Friday. You are responsible for incidentials to your room upon check out.

We advise business casual with comfortable shoes. Also consider wearing business casual collegiate gear to represent your college or university.

Applications are open for EHOP 2024!

Apply today for EHOP 2024.

Contact Us

Stacey Marks

Diversity Program Manager