About the Scholarship

This scholarship is given by the Milken Family Foundation. Milken Scholars was founded in 1989 to honor exceptional young men and women based on their academic performance leadership activities, ability to overcome obstacles and community service.


How to Apply

Students applying for this scholarship grant must have to submit applications that are available online on the official website of Milken Scholar. Each applicant has to be nominated by a college advisor at his/her high school. The applicant who is nominated by their college advisor must complete a rigorous selection process and have to submit letters of recommendation, high school transcripts, and a financial aid profile. Finalists are then selected and invited for an interview.


Award Amount

This scholarship award provides $2,000 per year and is renewable.


Deadline Information

The applications are to be submitted by the end of November 30, 2019. Students are informed to submit their scholarship application and other requirements before the due date to meet eligibility. Applications and other related information are available online on the official website of Milken Scholar.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a resident of and attending high school in Los Angeles, CA, New York, or Washington D.c.

  • The applicant must be a high school senior at the time of application.

  • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.

  • The applicant must have a great point average of 3.6 or higher.Ε

  • The applicant must have an ACT score of 28 or higher or combined math, critical reading, and writing SAT score of 1350 or higher.

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