The Resident Scholar Program, sponsored by Oregon State University Libraries, awards stipends of up to $2,500 per month, renewable up to three months (for a total maximum grant award of $7,500). Stipends will be awarded to researchers whose proposals detail a compelling potential use of the materials held in the OSU Libraries Special Collections and Archives Research Center. Grant monies can be used for any purpose.
Applications for 2016 Resident Scholars are now being accepted. The deadline for consideration is April 29, 2016.
Researchers will be expected to conduct their scholarly activities while in residence at Oregon State University. Historians, librarians, graduate, doctoral or post-doctoral students as well as independent scholars are welcome to apply.
2015: Ryan Dearinger (Eastern Oregon University); Justin McBrien (University of Virginia); Melody Owen (Independent Scholar); Taylor Rose (Portland State University)
2011: Chris Hables Gray (University of California, Santa Cruz - presentation video); Christopher O'Brien (University of Maine, Farmington - presentation video); Graciela De Souza Oliver (Universidade Federal do ABC); Linda Richards (Oregon State University)
More presentation videos are coming soon.
How To Apply
Detailed information outlining the qualifications necessary for application, as well as the selection process and the conditions under which awards will be made, is available at the following location: http://scarc.library.oregonstate.edu/residentscholar.pdf