You're invited: Johns Hopkins Alumni Association Virtual Awards Celebration


Formal invitation to the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association Awards Celebration, which includes the date and time of the event and a hyperlink to the registration page.

Mark the date to celebrate!
Every year, the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association presents six categories of awards to honor outstanding alumni, faculty, and friends of Johns Hopkins. This year, our community will recognize our 2021 Award Recipients during our second virtual Alumni Awards Celebration.

Register now!
Register for this free event and help us honor these outstanding Hopkins community members! All registrants will receive a link to the event 24 hours before the event begins, and a reminder two hours before the event begins.

Offer your congratulations, live!
Our virtual event has a live chat to offer your congratulations to our recipients. You can also tweet your congratulations before, during, and after the ceremony by tagging the Alumni Association (@jhu_alumni) and using the hashtag #JHAAAwards.

Additional details, and learn more about our awards
For the benefit of our international award recipients and their guests, our celebration will be captioned in four languages: English, Chinese, Taiwanese, and Hindi. You can access the video captions by clicking on the CC button at the bottom of the video screen during the live event. Follow along with the presenters using our digital program, which will post a week before the event.

Community Champion Award (formerly Community Hero)
Recognizes outstanding contributions that address critical social, economic and environmental needs throughout our society and communities, including local communities. Both individuals and groups are eligible. The nominee(s) may be either Johns Hopkins alumni (individual or group) who have impacted any community OR non-alumni (individual or group) who have impacted a Johns Hopkins institution.

Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award
Honors alumni who have typified the Johns Hopkins tradition of excellence and brought credit to the university by their personal accomplishment, professional achievement, or humanitarian service.

Global Achievement Award
Honors alumni who exemplify the Johns Hopkins tradition of excellence and have brought credit to the university and their profession in the international arena through their professional achievements or humanitarian service.

Heritage Award
Honors alumni and friends of Johns Hopkins who have contributed outstanding service over an extended period to the progress of the university or the activities of the Alumni Association.

Outstanding Recent Graduate Award
Honors recent graduates of Johns Hopkins (within 10 years of graduation) for outstanding achievement or service in their professional or volunteer life. Support of Johns Hopkins may be a consideration, but not a requirement.

Distinguished Public Service Award
Honors alumni who have brought credit to the university by their current or recently concluded distinguished public service as elected or appointed officials.

If you have any questions about the Awards Celebration - either before, during, or after the event, contact Marguerite Jones, Senior Director of Alumni Services, at