Selection Process Update/Spring Campus Visits!

Updated notification dates for the Class of 2018. Click here to read more.

Scholars in Action

Tiffany Tsang (MS '98)

Congratulations to Tiffany Tsang, MS '98, who has been nominated for an inaugural "Women in Pensions Award 2018", which aims to celebrate and recognize the achievements... Read more...

Benjamin Sorkin (MS '16)

Congratulations to Ben Sorkin, MS '16! Ben was selected as one of sixteen Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows from across the country for the 2018 summer. Read more...

Khadijah Sharif-Drinkard (MS '89)

Khadijah Sharif-Drinkard was featured in Columbia's College Today Alumni Newsletter. Khadijah is the VP, associate general counsel for Viacom Media Networks and BET Networks.  Read more...

Amanda Gorman (MS '16)

Amanda Gorman, MS '16, was featured on The Today Show for Black History Month as the first African American Youth Poet Laureate.  Amanda is a... Read more...

Clarence Kong (MS '14)

Clarence Kong, MS '14, was re-elected as Vice Commander of the Division 12 Flotilla 8 of the First Southern District Region of the United States... Read more...

David Tang-Quan (MS '11)

David Tang-Quan, MS '11, is the new Chief of Staff at EarthEnable, a social enterprise in Rwanda which focuses on providing affordable flooring that can... 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

March 19-23, 2018 - Interview Finalists Notified - Washington, DC (Notified via Email)



April 4-10, 2018 - Interview Finalists Notified - New York (Notified via Email)

April 17-20 - Interview Finalists Notified - Los Angeles (Notified via Email)

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 (Notified by Phone call)

June 11-15, 2018* - Los Angeles County New Milken Scholars Notified (Notified by Phone call)


*Dates are subject to change