The 2020 Milken Scholars Summit in its virtual format!

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Scholars in Action

Khadijah Sharif-Drinkard (MS '89)

Empathy and Social Justice: Khadijah Sharif-Drinkard, MS '89, was recently interviewed by the Columbia College Alumni Association for her work pushing productive civil discourse and social... Read more...

Jorge Campos (MS '17)

Building Community: Jorge Campos, MS '17, was recognized as one of just two 2020 Aloian Memorial Scholars by Harvard for his dedication to making Currier House... Read more...

Sarah Hsu (MS '13)

Waste Management: Sarah Hsu, MS '13, published the first ever waste and carbon footprint audit of U.S. Read more...

Evelyn Wong (MS '17)

Making Education Accessible: Evelyn Wong, MS '17, was recognized by the Clinton Global Initiative and Foundation with the COVID-19 Student Action Fund for her work running... Read more...

Joelle Simpson (MS '95)

Stepping Up: Dr. Joelle Simpson, MS '95, was promoted to Interim Chief of Emergency Medicine at Children's National Hospital in Washington D.C.. Read more...

Harleen Marwah (MS '11)

Climate Crisis and Public Health: Harleen Marwah, MS '11 was recently featured in the Huffington Post for her work leading a volunteer grassroots coalition called... Read more...

Selection Process Timeline

**UPDATED FOR CLASS OF 2021**

  • October 19, 2020 - Nomination Period Opens (LA, NY, DC)

  • December 4, 2020 - Deadline for Nominations (LA, NY, DC)

  • December 10, 2020 - Application Invitation Emailed to all Eligible Nominees

  • January 21, 2021 - Online Submission Deadline for Applications and all Application Materials

  • March 18, 2021* - Interview Finalists Notified via Email (LA, NY, DC) 




  • April 22, 2021* - Washington, DC Finalist Interviews

  • April 27-28, 2021* - New York Finalist Interviews

  • May 18-21, 2021* - Los Angeles County Finalist Interviews 

  • May 17, 2021* - 2021 Scholars Notified via Phone (NY, DC)

  • May 27, 2021* - Class of 2020 Milken Scholars publicly announced (NY, DC)

  • June 8, 2021* - 2021 Scholars Notified via Phone (LA)

  • June 14, 2021* - Class of 2020 Milken Scholars publicly announced (LA)

*Dates are subject to change