Nominations Open for the Class of 2018!

Nomination period runs through December 8, 2017. Click here to read more.

Scholars in Action

Amanda Gorman (MS '16)

A poet among us! Congratulations to Amanda Gorman, MS '16, who has been named the first National youth poet laureate! This award honors a teen... Read more...

Clarence Kong (MS '14)

Great Honors! Sophie Davis Biomedical School of Education medical student, Clarence Kong, MS '14, is one of two recipients of the NYPD Auxiliary Police Officer Eugene... Read more...

David Lam (MS '11)

An Exciting Fellow! Congratulations are in order for David Lam, MS '11, who was awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Read more...

Kaley Zeitouni (MS '04)

Carpe Diem: Kaley Zeitouni, MS '04, was featured in NeFesh B’Nefesh, an Israeli online magazine, about her recent move to Israel, her work as C.O.O. Read more...

Isiah Iniguez (MS '13)

Washington bound. Congratulations to Isiah Iniguez, MS '13, who is one of 22 finalists chosen to be part of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s (CHCI) 2016... Read more...

Caroline Chiu (MS '13)

Hot off the presses: This week Caroline Chiu, MS '13 was named the President and Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia Daily Spectator, becoming the first Asian-American... Read more...

Selection Process Timeline

October 23, 2017 - Nomination Period Opens (LA, NYC, DC)

December 8, 2017 - Deadline for Nominations (LA, NYC, DC)

December 20, 2017 - Application Invitation Emailed to all Eligible Nominees

January 31, 2018 - Postmark and Online Submission Deadline for Applications and all Application Materials

  • **Deadline Extended to Friday, February 2, 2018 at 4 p.m. **

March 19-23, 2018 - Finalists Notified (LA, NYC, DC)

April 18-19, 2018 - Washington DC Interviews Conducted

April 25-26, 2018 - New York City Interviews Conducted

May 14-17. 2018 - Los Angeles County Interviews Conducted

May 7-11, 2018* - New York City and Washington DC New Scholars Notified

June 11-15, 2018* - Los Angeles County New Milken Scholars Notified


*Dates are subject to change