History Scholars Summer Program

The Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Award recognizes outstanding graduating college seniors who have demonstrated academic and extracurricular excellence in American history or American studies as well as a commitment to public service and community involvement.

Fifteen top American history college seniors will be selected as Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Award winners who will: - Spend a weekend in New York City in June - Participate in a program of special presentations, including meetings with eminent scholars - Experience exclusive behind-the-scenes tours of historic archives - Receive the Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Award at a celebratory dinnerApplications open on September 1st. For more information, please visit our website.

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Award Amount: $1,500
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes