Applications are now being accepted for Gilder Lehrman History Scholars Program scholarships.

The Gilder Lehrman History Scholars Program awards scholarships to students with a dedicated interest in American history, for summer study in New York City. Gilder Lehrman Scholars receive a stipend to participate in a five-week summer program in which they have the opportunity to conduct primary source research, meet and study with notable historians, and produce original projects. The program is ideal for any student interested in pursuing the study of history at the graduate level. Eligible students must be of sophomore or junior standing, have completed at least one college-level course in American history, and have demonstrated a strong interest in American history or studies.

The application deadline is February 15, 2011.  For more information, visit the Gilder Lehrman History Scholars Program Website  to download an application. Students interested in applying may contact Dr. Geoff Hempill at or 718.982.2301 for assistance with their applications. Further information can also be found in the Career and Scholarship Center in Building 1A, Room 105.