Johns Hopkins Healthcare Design Competition 2024

Grant / Award in Health
  • United States
  • Apply Before : February 12, 2024

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 225375
  • No. of Opportunity 12
  • Fields of study Health
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

Apply to the 2024 Johns Hopkins Healthcare Design Competition and win up to $5000 cash prize. This competition is an annual program that invites innovative proposals focused on healthcare applications. This competition provides a platform for full-time students worldwide to showcase their projects in four distinct tracks, addressing critical challenges in the following four categories:

  • Advanced health systems
  • Global health/humanitarian design
  • Healthcare apps/digital health
  • Post-surgical infection management

The competition aims to foster creativity and problem-solving in healthcare design.

Key Details and Dates

Application Deadline: February 12, 2024 (11:59 pm EST)

Result Announcement Dates:

  • Finalists informed by March 18, 2024
  • Final round (virtual event) on April 13, 2024

Funding Type: Cash Prize

Organizer: Johns Hopkins University

Eligible Countries: All

Eligible Gender: Male/Female

Target Group: Full-time students pursuing undergraduate, master’s, doctoral, or professional degrees (MBA, MD, etc.)

Focus Area: Healthcare design solutions

Number of Opportunity: 12 winners across four tracks

Host Country: United States

Prizes and Financial Terms

The total Prize for this annual competition is $36,000, which is divided into four tracks with 12 winners in total:

  • 1st Prize: $5000
  • 2nd Prize: $3000
  • 3rd Prize: $1000

Eligibilities for the Johns Hopkins Healthcare Design Competition

Before entering the competition, please read these criteria carefully:

  • The project must focus on a healthcare application in one of the four above tracks.
  • Project initiation should be after January 1, 2022.
  • Full-time students must lead projects; postdoc research projects are ineligible.
  • Projects that have used significant funding (or less than $100K) are not eligible for this competition.
  • Projects not run by full-time students, such as those by startups or faculty, are ineligible.
  • Eligible students include those pursuing undergraduate, master’s, doctoral, and professional degrees.
  • Project teams should consist of more than one full-time student.
  • Applicants can submit multiple unique projects.

Required Documents

A two-page Design Brief, including figures, should follow these requirements:

  • A brief layout recommended for an audience of medtech engineers and designers
  • Arial, Helvetica, Palatino Linotype, or Georgia typeface with 11 points or larger font size
  • Type density should not exceed 15 characters per inch.
  • Figures, plots, or photos are encouraged but counted towards the page limit.
  • References may be listed on a separate page.

Note: Design Brief guidelines and additional information are available on the official website.

Selection Process

The Design Brief will be evaluated based on four criteria:

  • Problem description (25%)
  • Solution concept(s) (25%)
  • Reduction to practice (25%)
  • Pathway to implementation (25%)

Application Process of the Johns Hopkins Healthcare Design Competition

Enter the official link below to apply for the Johns Hopkins Healthcare Design Competition.


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