The application for the 2015 program closed on March 2, 2015.

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 a long weekend in New York City, June 3–7, 2015.
  • 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.

For more information, email [email protected].