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Cultivating innovative and creative leaders

Milstein Program

The Milstein Program selects a small cohort of extraordinary first year undergraduates each year who are excited by interdisciplinary thinking, dynamic collaboration, and emergent technology. The Program offers a supportive community of engaged learners, speaker series along with core courses, unique short courses, mentorship, career development, and funded research opportunities, including an 8 week immersive experience at Cornell Tech on Roosevelt Island. We are the & in Arts & Sciences.


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NYC Summer Program

Milstein Scholars have the option to attend a unique summer program at Cornell Tech on Roosevelt Island the summer between their first-year and sophomore year.

The Milstein Summer Program is designed to be an immersive, collaborative learning experience, bridging the technological & humanistic understandings of our world through classes, hands-on workshops, and real-world engagements in New York City. Over the course of 8-weeks, students develop a situated appreciation for technological innovation, as well as the human context in which it unfolds.

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Upcoming Milstein Program Events

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Current Milstein Scholars

As a student in the Milstein Program, you understand that you’ll need a diverse set of skills to tackle today’s most challenging issues. You might love studying philosophy, capital markets or Chinese, but you’re also fascinated with technology and data and can see the intersections between all of your interests. 

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Upcoming Application Deadlines

Rolling deadline: Externship funding for Juniors & Seniors.

Student Projects

During the course of their four years in the Program, Milstein Program Scholars learn how to collaborate, design, scope and iterate team projects rooted in the theme of innovation and change. In the First-year Project, students are introduced to small team projects they choose or propose. The Milstein Program experience culminates in the year-long Junior Project.