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2024

Hamilton and the Gilder Lehrman Institute announce 2024 EduHam winners from middle and high schools across the nation

Nominations now open for the 2024 National History Teacher of the Year Award

Announcing the 2024 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Finalists

2023

Yale and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Announce 2023 Frederick Douglass Book Prize Winners

Bruce Henderson Wins the Tenth Annual Gilder Lehrman Military History Prize

2023 George Washington Prize Awarded to Maurizio Valsania

Michigan Teacher Matthew Vriesman Named 2023 National History Teacher of the Year

Finalists for the Tenth Annual Gilder Lehrman Military History Prize Announced

Yale and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Announce 2023 Frederick Douglass Book Prize Finalists

Commemorate Constitution Day with a Distinguished Panel of Experts at the Voting Rights Forum on Friday, September 15

Gilder Lehrman Institute Celebrates 20 Years of the National History Teacher of the Year; State History Teachers of the Year Named

2023 George Washington Prize Nominees Announced

Announcing the Scholarship Winners for the 2023 Ham4Progress Award for Educational Advancement

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History to Honor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Valerie Rockefeller, and Debbie and Craig Stapleton at Annual Gala

Winners of the 2023 EduHam Online Performance Video Competition and Lottery Announced

The Gilder Lehrman Institute Partners with the Queen Sofía Spanish Institute to Teach the History of Spain’s Role in Shaping the United States

2023 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Recipients Announced

Announcing the 2023 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Finalists

The Gettysburg College-Gilder Lehrman MA in American History Sets K-12 Educators on a Path of Career Advancement

2022

Announcing the 2022 Frederick Douglass Book Prize Winners

Announcing the 10 Scholarship Winners for the 2022 Ham4Progress Award for Educational Advancement

The Gilder Lehrman Institute Receives Funding from the Department of Veterans Affairs for “Their Last Full Measure: Americans on the Battlefield”

Hawaii Teacher Misha Matsumoto Yee Named 2022 National History Teacher of the Year

Kevin J. Weddle Wins the 2021 Gilder Lehrman Military History Prize

NEH Awards Gilder Lehrman Institute a Summer Institutes for Educators Grant

Announcing the 2022 Frederick Douglass Book Prize Finalists

2022 George Washington Prize Awarded to Bruce A. Ragsdale for “Washington at the Plow”

Announcing the Gilder Lehrman College Fellows in American History for 2022 

Gilder Lehrman Institute Voting Rights Project Wins 2022 Leonore Annenberg Award

The Gettysburg College–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History

Gilder Lehrman Institute Holds Inaugural Teacher Symposium at Gettysburg College Summer of 2022

2022 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Recipient Announced

The Gilder Lehrman Institute and the Office of the Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards Present “Witnessing History: The Pardon of Homer Plessy” on March 16, 2022

2021

Announcing the 2021 Frederick Douglass Book Prize Co-Winners Vincent Brown and Marjoleine Kars

Announcing the 2021 Gilder Lehrman Scholarly Fellows

Alexander Mikaberidze Wins the Gilder Lehrman Military History Prize

Connecticut High School Teacher Nataliya Braginsky Named 2021 National History Teacher of the Year

Announcing the 2021 Frederick Douglass Book Prize Finalists

Ten Finalists for the Inaugural Gilder Lehrman-Rise Prize Announced

Ten Winners of American History in 100 Documents: An Innovative Curriculum Contest Announced

2021 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Recipient Announced

The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation Grant Funds Long Island, Brooklyn, Queens, and Greater New York State Gilder Lehrman Affiliate Schools

The John Winthrop Fellowship with a Focus on Colonial History

Announcing the 2021 Lincoln Prize Finalists

2020

Yale and the Gilder Lehrman Institute Announce 2020 Frederick Douglass Book Prize Winner

John C. McManus Wins the Gilder Lehrman Military History Prize

Rick Atkinson Receives the 2020 George Washington Prize for The British Are Coming

Digital Version of Celebrated Hamilton Education Program to be Offered Free to Schools Nationwide

“Eduham en Casa” Versión en Español del Programa Educacional de Hamilton, Ahora Disponible para Estudiantes y Sus Familias

Announcing Gilder Lehrman Book Breaks: Live Discussions with Eminent Historians on Sunday Afternoons

EduHam At Home: A Digital Version of the Hamilton Education Program Now Available to Students and Their Families Nationwide

2020 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Recipient Announced

Announcing the 2020 Lincoln Prize Finalists

2019

Yale and the Gilder Lehrman Institute Announce 2019 Frederick Douglass Book Prize Winner

Andrew Lambert Wins the Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History

Author Colin Calloway Wins 2019 George Washington Prize

Washington DC High School Social Studies Teacher Named 2019 National History Teacher of the Year

Digital Version of Celebrated Hamilton Education Program to Be Offered Free to Schools Nationwide

David Blight Awarded the 2019 Lincoln Prize for Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

2018

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Receives Grant from the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation

Rutgers, Harvard Professors Share 20th Annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize 

Cathal Nolan Wins Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History

Announcing the 2018 History Teacher of the Year: Joseph Welch

New Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History

The George Washington Prize