The Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Award recognizes outstanding college juniors and seniors who have demonstrated academic and extracurricular excellence in American history or American studies as well as a commitment to public service and community involvement.
Fifteen top American history college juniors and seniors will be selected as Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Award winners who will
- Spend five days in New York City, June 6–10, 2016
- Participate in a program of special presentations, including meetings with eminent scholars
- Experience exclusive behind-the-scenes tours of historic archives
- Receive the Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Award at a celebratory dinner