Fifteen Exceptional Milken Scholars Selected from Los Angeles County High Schools

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Scholars in Action

Clarence Kong (MS '14)

Caught on Camera: NYPD Auxiliary Police Officer, Clarence Kong, MS ’14, was on assignment at the Lunar New Year Parade in Chinatown. Read more...

James Stevens (MS '98)

Music to Our Ears: James Stevens, MS ’98, was recognized in 2017 with a Yes! Vocalist Award and again in 2018 with a Yes! Music... Read more...

Khadijah Sharif-Drinkard (MS '89)

A Better World for All: Khadijah Sharif-Drinkard, MS '89, was promoted to Senior Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs, Viacom Media Networks! Fordham Law celebrated... Read more...

Harleen Marwah (MS '11)

Food for Thought: Harleen Marwah, MS ’11, reflects on her time at the UN Conference in Rome investigating the relationship between diet and disease. Read more...

Mariko Rooks (MS '17)

Representation Matters: Mariko Rooks, MS ‘17, was one of the winners of the inaugural Tsai City Arts and Media Innovation Award! Her project will examine the... Read more...

Nuria Santamaría (MS '01)

Celebrating Culture: Nuria Santamaría Wolfe, MS ’01, was interviewed by the Associated Press for her amazing work with Canticos, a bilingual library of books, apps,... Read more...

Selection Process Timeline

**UPDATED FOR CLASS OF 2019**

  • Oct. 22, 2018 - Nomination Period Opens (LA, NYC, DC)

  • Nov. 30, 2018 - Deadline for Nominations (LA, NYC, DC)

  • Dec. 10, 2018 - Application Invitation Emailed to all Eligible Nominees

  • Jan. 25, 2019 - Postmark and Online Submission Deadline for Applications and all Application Materials

  • March 15-18, 2019 - Interview Finalists Notified - Los Angeles (Notified via Email)

  • March 18-25, 2019 - Interview Finalists Notified - Washington, D.C. (Notified via Email) 

  

  • March 25-29, 2019 - Interview Finalists Notified - New York (Notified via Email)
  • April 11, 2019 - Washington DC Interviews Conducted 

  • April 16-17, 2019 - New York City Interviews Conducted

  • April 23-26. 2019 - Los Angeles County Interviews Conducted

  • May 13-17, 2019* - New Scholars Notified - LA, NYC, DC (Notified by Phone call)

  • May 27, 2019* - Class of 2019 Milken Scholars publicly announced

*Dates are subject to change