The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York


May 15 Gilder Lehrman Fellowship, 2017

The Gilder Lehrman Institute offers annual short-term research fellowships of $3000 each to doctoral candidates, college and university faculty at every rank, and independent scholars working in the field of American history.

These fellowships support research at archives in New York City. Since 1994, the Gilder Lehrman Institute has awarded a total of 633 fellowships.

Learn more about the program and how to apply here


To apply for a Scholarly Fellowship[], candidates must submit:

  • A 2-5 page project proposal including contact information, a list of primary sources to be consulted, and an anticipated budget
  • A curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation from established scholars
  • Applications must be postmarked or submitted electronically by Monday, May 15, 2017. All applicants will be notified of their status by Monday, June 12, 2017.

Click here to apply online
Please send application materials to:

The Gilder Lehrman Scholarly Fellowship Program
49 West 45th Street, Sixth Floor
New York, NY 10036
Fax: (646) 366-9669

For additional information about the Gilder Lehrman Scholarly Fellowship Program, please visit this page or call (646) 366-9666, ext. 29.