Albion College–Gilder Lehrman Institute Scholarship in American History

The Gilder Lehrman Institute and Albion College are pleased to offer the Albion College–Gilder Lehrman Institute Scholarship in American History. Each year, Albion College will provide one scholarship at $5,000 per year for four years (assuming continued eligibility).

About Albion College

Albion College prepares bold, purpose-driven students to act.

We’re a nationally-recognized liberal arts school with strong ties to our local community. Our students pursue their passions while gaining a true understanding of the world. They learn to turn critical thought into meaningful action. Our faculty make mentorship their top priority. We prioritize building a culture of belonging that makes space for everyone. Albion students graduate ready to thrive in rewarding careers, live meaningful lives and help build a better world.


Awardees must declare History as their major at the time of admission and must stay enrolled as a History major all four years to maintain the scholarship.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should visit to apply for admission, and list History as their primary major. Applicants will be required to interview with a History faculty member as part of the application process. Please email Jamie Krueger, Chief Enrollment Management Officer, at with any questions.