Reverend Melvin B. Tuggle East Baltimore Community Excellence Award

One award will be given to a graduate student, resident or postdoctoral fellow working in the East Baltimore community to target opportunities for youth and adults by addressing access to health care, prevention programs and/or mitigation of social issues related to health. Rev. Tuggle highly valued work that demonstrates compassion for the East Baltimore community.


Awardees will be individuals currently matriculating in a degree program, residency or fellowship within the Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine, Public Health or Nursing. The application should be supported by accomplishments as noted in the nomination narrative, with emphasis on hands-on community involvement. Self-nominations are accepted.

Nomination Deadline: April 19, 2029, no later than 12 p.m. EST

For the full RFA and Nomination Cover Page, click here.