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, June 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.
Applications open on September 1, 2014.