2007 grant
Milken Scholar 2007
Scholar Profile

Melinda Love

Secondary Education


Melinda graduated from Stanford University with a degree in urban studies focusing on urban education, and a minor in African and African-American Studies. While at Stanford, she was involved in a variety of organizations, including the Stanford Gospel Choir, Catch a Fyah, the Caribbean Students Association and Sigma Theta Psi Multicultural Sorority, Incorporated. Before graduating, Melinda secured an internship with Department of Education in Washington, DC. Melinda returned to school to get her master's degree in urban education with UCLA's Teacher Education Program in 2013. In addition to teaching Algebra 1 at her alma mater, Lawndale High School, she is pursuing her doctoral degree in education at Loyola Marymount University as part of its Educational Leadership program.

High school:  Lawndale High School


College Year Degree
Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA
0 Ed.D. Educational Leadership
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA
2011 B.A. Urban Studies
University of California - Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
2013 M.A. Urban Education

News and Highlights

Melinda Love (MS '07)

Congratulations to Melinda Grant, MS ‘07, who was awarded a spring semster internship with the Department of Education in Washington, D.C. She will depart in March. Safe Travels!

Melinda Love (MS '07)

Learning today, teaching tomorrow. Melinda Grant, MS ’07, began work toward a master’s degree in urban education at the UCLA School of Education this fall.