[Heritage] Oregon Heritage Preservation Training Scholarship Deadline June 2

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Mon Apr 24 08:24:12 PDT 2017


HERITAGE PRESERVATION TRAINING SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE JUNE 2

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.

It is a competitive application process and scholarships will be 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. Awards usually range from $500-$1,500, depending on applicant eligibility, priorities, criteria and the number of applicants. Applications that include some match are more competitive.

Past scholarship attendees have used the scholarship to participate in the following trainings/conferences/workshops: National Main Street Conference, Western Museum Association Annual Meeting, American Folklore Society Conference, American Association for State and Local History Conference, Past Forward Conference, Pacific NW Preservation Field School, Northwest Archivists Conference, Northwest Archaeological Conference, and more.

Scholarships are offered twice per year. The first round deadline is June 2  and is available for those to attend trainings between July 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. For more information or to apply visit http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/FINASST/Pages/Scholarships.aspx#EWPOH_Preservation_Scholarship. For questions contact Katie Henry at (503) 986-0671 or katie.henry at oregon.gov<mailto:katie.henry at oregon.gov>.




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