Twelve Exceptional Los Angeles High School Students Receive Milken Scholars Award

Scholarship Provides a $10,000 Cash Prize Plus a Lifetime of Mentoring and Resources

Scholars in Action

Lindsay Greene (MS '99)

Advancing the Brooklyn Navy Yard: Congratulations to Lindsay Greene, MS ’99, on her appointment as CEO of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation! Lindsay is... Read more...

Benjamin Sorkin (MS '16)

Leadership in Education: Congratulations to Ben Sorkin, MS ‘16, for receiving the Dennis Washington Leadership Graduate Scholarship from the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc. Read more...

Samantha O'Sullivan (MS '18)

Going Global: Congratulations to Samantha O’Sullivan, MS ’18, on being selected as a Rhodes Scholar! As a recipient of one of the most prestigious fully funded programs... Read more...

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...

Selection Process Timeline


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

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

  • December 6, 2021 - Application Invitation Emailed to all Eligible Nominees

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

  • March 29, 2022 - DC Interview Finalists Notified via Email  

  • April 11, 2022 - Washington, DC Finalist Interviews

  • April 15, 2022 - NY Interview Finalists Notified via Email 
  • April 21-April 22, 2022 - New York Finalist Interviews

  • May 2, 2022 - LA Interview Finalists Notified via Email 
  • May 24-26, 2022 - Los Angeles County Finalist Interviews 

  • June 3, 2022* - 2022 Scholars Notified via Phone (NY, DC)

  • June 17, 2022* - Class of 2022 Milken Scholars publicly announced (NY, DC)

  • June 30, 2022* - 2022 Scholars Notified via Phone (LA)

  • July 20, 2022* - Class of 2022 Milken Scholars publicly announced (LA)

*Dates are subject to change