Fifteen Exceptional Milken Scholars Selected from Los Angeles County High Schools

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Scholars in Action

Mariko Rooks (MS '17)

Representation Matters: Mariko Rooks, MS ‘17, was one of the winners of the inaugural Tsai City Arts and Media Innovation Award! Her project will examine the... Read more...

Nuria Santamaría (MS '01)

Celebrating Culture: Nuria Santamaría Wolfe, MS ’01, was interviewed by the Associated Press for her amazing work with Canticos, a bilingual library of books, apps,... Read more...

Milla Anderson (MS '15)

Reaching Across the Aisle: Milla Anderson, MS ’15, was selected by College to Congress to spend this past summer as a Capitol Hill Intern engaged... Read more...

Nicholas Mosca (MS '02)

Play Attention: Nick Mosca, MS '02, is using creative mindful personalization to help organizations and school districts nationwide to reduce stress and boost resilience, and... Read more...

Joelle Simpson (MS '95)

Get On Board!: Joelle Simpson, MS ‘95, is a member of the National Biodefense Science Board, a federal advisory committee to the U.S. Read more...

Khadijah Sharif-Drinkard (MS '89)

All-Star Alum: Khadijah Sharif-Drinkard, MS '89 is changing things up in the Entertainment Industry. Read more...

Selection Process Timeline

**UPDATED FOR CLASS OF 2019**

  • Oct. 22, 2018 - Nomination Period Opens (LA, NYC, DC)

  • Nov. 30, 2018 - Deadline for Nominations (LA, NYC, DC)

  • Dec. 10, 2018 - Application Invitation Emailed to all Eligible Nominees

  • Jan. 25, 2019 - Postmark and Online Submission Deadline for Applications and all Application Materials

  • March 11-15, 2019 - Interview Finalists Notified - LA, NYC, DC (Notified via Email)

 

  

  • April 11, 2019 - Washington DC Interviews Conducted 

  • April 16-17, 2019 - New York City Interviews Conducted

  • April 23-26. 2019 - Los Angeles County Interviews Conducted

  • May 13-17, 2019* - New Scholars Notified - LA, NYC, DC (Notified by Phone call)

  • May 27, 2019* - Class of 2019 Milken Scholars publicly announced

*Dates are subject to change