Apply for the Ham4Progress Award by June 30

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.  

This award will provide up to ten Black, Latino/a, Indigenous, and Asian or Pacific Islander students $2,500 for educational purposes in 2021. It is open to college-bound students currently enrolled in grade 11 at a Gilder Lehrman Affiliate School in the 50 United States and District of Columbia with a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.

The $2,500 award must be used toward educational purposes, which may include 

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

The deadline to submit an application is June 30, 2021. Learn more and apply here.