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: TBA October 2013
2012-13 Application Form
Oregon Heritage Fellowships Flyer
Heritage Outreach Specialist
Phone: (503) 986-0670
2013 Heritage 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."