Fifteen Exceptional Milken Scholars Selected from Los Angeles County High Schools

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Scholars in Action

Khadijah Sharif-Drinkard (MS '89)

All-Star Alum: Khadijah Sharif-Drinkard, MS '89 is changing things up in the Entertainment Industry. Read more...

Justine Almada (MS '01)

Justine Almada, MS '01, became the inaugural recipient of the Biden Cancer Initiative FIERCE award for Leadership through Exemplary and Awesome Purpose (a.k.a. Read more...

Diego Rentería (MS '07)

Diego Rentería, MS ‘07 was the recipient of the Judith McManus Price Scholarship from the APA Foundation.  The Scholarship is awarded to students that are enrolled... Read more...

Harleen Marwah (MS '11)

Eliminating Food Waste: Harleen Marwah, MS ’11 connected with Robert Lee, CEO of Rescuing Leftover Cuisine, an organization that aims to curb food waste in New... Read more...

Alixandra Kriegsman (MS '09)

Ali Kriegsman, MS '09 was featured as one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business 2018. Read more...

Khadijah Sharif-Drinkard (MS '89)

Khadijah Sharif-Drinkard, MS '89 was honored to receive the Muslim Bar Association of New York's Corporate Counsel of the Year Award at the New York Hilton Hotel... 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 11-15, 2019 - Interview Finalists Notified - LA, NYC, DC (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