Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center
Resident Scholar Program
Resident Scholar Program

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 & Archives Research Center. Grant monies can be used for any purpose.

Applications for 2014 Resident Scholars are now being accepted. The deadline for consideration is April 30, 2014.

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.

Past Awardees

2013: Shannon Cram (University of California at Berkeley); Chris McQuilkin (University of Oregon); Rebecca Mertens (Bielefeld University)

2012: Pnina Abir-Am (Brandeis University); Valerie Kuletz (Independent Scholar); Clarissa Lee (Duke University)

2011: Chris Hables Gray (University of California, Santa Cruz); Christopher O'Brien (University of Maine, Farmington); Graciela De Souza Oliver (Universidade Federal do ABC); Linda Richards (Oregon State University)

2010: Julia Bursten (University of Pittsburgh - link to presentation); Ina Heumann (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science - link to presentation)

2009: Mina Carson (Oregon State University - link to presentation); Toshihiro Higuchi (Georgetown University); Jane Nisselson (Virtual Beauty, New York)

2008: Burt Davis (University of Kentucky - link to presentation)

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