Monday, December 1, 2008

Gilder Lehrman History Scholars Program

This is a generous program that brings college juniors and senior to New York City to participate in historical research during the summer:
welcomes applications from sophomore and junior History and American Studies majors for the 2009 Gilder Lehrman History Scholars Program in New York City.

Last year, 15 outstanding undergraduates were selected for the summer research program in New York City from the following colleges: Bryn Mawr College; Case Western Reserve University; Clark University; the College of William and Mary; Concordia College; Cornell College; the George Washington University; Harvard College; Marian College; Rice University; Stanford University; SUNY Geneseo; the University of Richmond; Washington University; and Yale University. In addition to seminars with eminent historians and behind-the-scenes visits to archives and museums in New York City, the students worked with the Henry Knox papers in the Gilder Lehrman Collection and wrote document-based introductions to various topics in the history of the American Revolution.

If you would like a hard copy of the 2009 Gilder Lehrman History Scholars Program brochure, please e-mail scholars@gilderlehrman.org. You can find out more about the program online or download a pdf of the brochure here.
Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by March 3, 2009.

If you would like more information, call Justine Ahlstrom at 212 316-5280 or e-mail scholars@gilderlehrman.org.

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