Chairman and Co-Founder Lowell Milken: Why Michael and I started the Foundation
Hailed by Teacher Magazine as the "Oscars of Teaching"
The Polish Doctor Whose Fake Vaccine Saved 8,000 Jews
Milken Educators In The Spotlight
30 Years of Advances in Education and Medical Research
Founded by Michael and Lowell Milken in 1982, and directed by Chairman Lowell Milken, the Milken Family Foundation’s innovative initiatives continue to forge new pathways in the realms of education and medical research.
Schools from Indiana, Louisiana, Minnesota, Tennessee and Texas are in the running for NIET's top honor, which comes with a $50,000 cash prize. Learn more about the finalists.
Three Kansas middle school students won the Discovery Award $7,500 grand prize for their video on Emma Darling Cushman, who saved orphans during the Armenian genocide. Read about their winning research project.
This year's exceptional high school seniors were selected based on academic performance, leadership and their ability to persevere in the face of challenges.