Eleven Los Angeles High School Stars Receive Milken Scholars Award

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


Scholars in Action

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...

Tresha Gibbs (MS '98)

Power of Empathy: Dr. Tresha Gibbs, MS '98, published an essay in the Milken Institute's Power of Ideas collection on the importance of centering empathy... Read more...

Jorge Campos Franco (MS '17)

Trailblazer: Congratulations to Jorge Campos Franco, MS '17, for receiving the Dr. John R. Read more...

Joelle Simpson (MS '95)

Awards Night: Congratulations to Dr. Joelle Simpson, MS '95, who received the Washington Woman of Excellence 2021Award from Washington D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser's Office on... 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 27, 2021 - Online Submission Deadline for Applications and all Application Materials

  • March 31, 2021* - Interview Finalists Notified via Email (LA, NY, DC) 




  • April 23, 2021* - Washington, DC Finalist Interviews

  • April 29-30, 2021* - New York Finalist Interviews

  • May 19-21, 2021* - Los Angeles County Finalist Interviews 

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

  • June 11, 2021* - Class of 2021 Milken Scholars publicly announced (NY, DC)

  • June 16, 2021* - 2021 Scholars Notified via Phone (LA)

  • June 29, 2021* - Class of 2021 Milken Scholars publicly announced (LA)

*Dates are subject to change