The 2021 Milken Scholars Virtual Summit

A time for reflection, connection and engagement!


Scholars in Action

Sarah Hsu (MS '13)

Leading the Way on Climate: Sarah Hsu, MS ‘13, recently received the Switzer Fellowship for Environmental Leadership in recognition of her work organizing medical students for climate justice. Sarah is only... Read more...

Richard Ruan (MS '18)

Future Physician-Scientist: Congratulations to Richard Ruan, MS ‘18, for being selected as a Berkeley Haas Scholar for his academic and community achievements. Each year, twenty highly qualified, academically talented undergraduates with financial... Read more...

Joelle Simpson (MS '95)

Leadership in a Time of Crisis: Congratulations to Dr. Joelle Simpson, MS ‘95, for being promoted to Chief of Emergency Medicine at Children’s National Hospital in Washington D.C.! Dr. Simpson was... Read more...

Julie Lee (MS '07)

Future Healthcare Leader: Congratulations to Julie Lee, MS ‘07, for being selected as a Future Physician Leader in the national HVPAA. Read more...

Dennis Ojogho (MS '12)

Champion for Justice: Dennis Ojogho, MS ‘12, recently received the inaugural Gants Access to Justice Award in recognition of his exemplary work in housing law... Read more...

Zoe Hsu (MS '20)

Campus Leader: The Yale College community recently elected Zoe Hsu, MS '20, as the next Yale College Council (YCC) Vice President. YCC is Yale's student government. Read more...

Selection Process Timeline

**UPDATED FOR CLASS OF 2022**

  • October 18, 2021 - Nomination Period Opens (LA, NY, DC)

  • November 19, 2021 - Deadline for Nominations (LA, NY, DC)

  • December 3, 2021 - Application Invitation Emailed to all Eligible Nominees

  • January 14, 2022 - Online Submission Deadline for Applications and all Application Materials

  • March 22, 2022* - Interview Finalists Notified via Email (LA, NY, DC) 


  • TBD - Washington, DC Finalist Interviews

  • TBD - New York Finalist Interviews

  • TBD - Los Angeles County Finalist Interviews 

  • May 17, 2022* - 2021 Scholars Notified via Phone (NY, DC)

  • June 1, 2022* - Class of 2021 Milken Scholars publicly announced (NY, DC)

  • June 13, 2022* - 2021 Scholars Notified via Phone (LA)

  • July 1, 2022* - Class of 2021 Milken Scholars publicly announced (LA)

*Dates are subject to change