Apply for the 2023 Ham4Progress Award for Educational Advancement

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is proud to partner with Hamilton on the Ham4Progress Award for Educational Advancement.

The award supports college-bound high school students from communities that directly experience the consequences of injustice and discrimination.

Ham4Progress will provide up to seventeen students $2,000 each for educational purposes in 2023, such as

  • Test preparation courses
  • Tutoring College visits
  • Technology (laptops, tablets, or other devices used for learning)


The award is open to any student who is

  • A member of a community that directly experiences the consequences of social injustice and/or discrimination
  • A college-bound high school junior with a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale
  • Enrolled in a Gilder Lehrman Affiliate School in the 50 United States or DC

Applications are due April 15, 2023. Learn more and apply here.