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 2015 Resident Scholars are now being accepted. The deadline for consideration is April 30, 2015.

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.

2014 Resident Scholars

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 - presentation video); Christopher O'Brien (University of Maine, Farmington - presentation video); Graciela De Souza Oliver (Universidade Federal do ABC); Linda Richards (Oregon State University)

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

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

2008: Burt Davis (University of Kentucky - presentation video)

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