The Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Award recognizes outstanding college juniors and 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 juniors and seniors will be selected as Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Award winners who will

  • Spend five days in New York City, June 6–10, 2016
  • 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 dinner

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