History Scholar Award

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Up to fifteen outstanding college students will be recognized for excellence in American history or American studies as well as commitment to public service, leadership, and community involvement. The winners will

  • Spend six days in New York City, June 2–7, 2019
  • Participate in a program of special presentations, including meetings with eminent scholars
  • Experience an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of a unique archive of primary sources
  • Receive the Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Award at a celebratory dinner

Important Dates

  • The application for the 2019 award opened on September 24, 2018.
  • The application for the 2019 award will close on April 15, 2019.
  • The 2019 program will be held June 2–7, 2019, in New York City.

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