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EWP Oregon Heritage Preservation Scholarship

The Elisabeth Walton Potter Oregon Heritage Preservation Scholarship provides financial assistance for Oregon residents to attend a preservation-related conference, workshop, or training in the United States. Eligible travel expenses include registration fees, transportation, lodging, and meals. Scholarships are offered to those actively involved in local preservation efforts and who demonstrate how attendance at a preservation-related conference, workshop, or training will help meet the preservation needs of their local community. Scholarships are competitive and offered twice per year. 
2014 Application Deadlines 
First-round: June 6, 2014
Second-round: December 5, 2014 
2014-15 Application
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Kuri Gill 
Grants and Outreach Coordinator
Phone: (503) 986-0685
Email: Kuri.Gill@oregon.gov 

Oregon Heritage Fellowships

Full-time undergraduate and graduate students of an Oregon university or college who are researching a topic related to history, geography, archaeology, cultural heritage, historic preservation or related topic in Oregon are encouraged to apply for an Oregon Heritage Fellowship. Fellowship recipients will present their research process and findings at the Oregon Heritage Conference the following spring. 

Application Deadline: October 25, 2013 
2014 Application Form

Oregon Heritage Fellowships Flyer

Kuri Gill
Grants and Outreach Coordinator 
Phone: (503) 986-0685
Email: Kuri.Gill@oregon.gov

Previous Fellows:

Patrick Lozar, University of Oregon, “‘An Anxious Desire of Self-preservation:’ Colonialism, Transition, and Identity on the Umatilla Reservation, 1860-1910.”
Regan Watjus, University of Oregon, “Contours of Race: The Chinese in Astoria, Oregon.”
Kelly Yelverton, Lewis and Clark College, “The Portland Hotel: A Spatial Analysis of Race and Class Relations, 1890-1929.”

Gareth Stacke, Lewis and Clark College, "'A Price to Brotherhood:' Race, Conflict and Community Control in Portland's Office of Economy Opportunity."

Kimberly Hursh, Willamette University, "A Social History of the Colegio Cesar Chavez, 1973-1983."

Laura Cray, Oregon State University, "High Desert Dreams: Arid Land Management Policy and Visions of a Western Landscape."

Katie Archambault, Linfield College, "Rural Electrification in Oregon: 1930-1955." 

Heidi Beierle, University of Oregon, "Pedaling Oregon's Historic Roadways: Bicycle Tourism as a Rural Economic Development Vehicle."
Heather Burmeister, Portland State University, "Tuning In, Dropping Out:  Documenting Lesbian Land Communities in the Pacific Northwest."
Eliot Fackler, University of Oregon, "Protesting the Industrial Freeway:
Neighborhood Activisim and Urban Planning in the Interstate 505 Freeway
Megan Geigner, Reed College, ""The Oregon Chautauqua Circuit: Building the
Foundation of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival."
Melissa Ruhl, University of Oregon, " 'Forward You Must Go': American Indian Youth, Education and Cultural Heritage in the 1960s at Chemawa."
Tina Schweikert, Oregon State University, "Oregon's Waldo Hills: The Historic
Transformation of a Sublime Landscape."
Amanda Strauss, Willamette University, "Seeing Oregon Through Thread and
Beads: A Material Culture Study of the History of Women, 1840-1930"
Wendy Ann Wright, Portland State University, "Archaeological Resource
Preservation: Developing a Model for the City of Portland."