Applications closed on March 2, 2015. Notifications will be sent out in the first week of April.


At the time of application students:

  • Must be considered juniors or seniors in an accredited college or university in the United States.
  • Must be a history or American studies major with an American history concentration.

Application Materials

  • An academic writing sample of 7–10 pages
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from an American history or American studies professor
  • Personal statement in the form of a 500-word academic autobiography giving special attention to achievements in American history and public service
  • An official transcript which can be mailed to:

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
49 West 45th Street
Sixth Floor
New York, NY 10036

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