Application period opens October 15, 2022
Priority application deadline: February 1, 2023
Rolling review of applications (contingent on space) until May 1, 2023
At Eastern Oregon University, we share a core belief that creative individuals are an under-appreciated and under-used resource. The creative makers among us have much to offer their communities and we commit ourselves therefore to fostering that creativity. It is our belief, too, that finding community-based solutions to the real problems communities face can and should be a collaboration in which the creativity of artists and writers play vital, enduring roles for enriching the lives of all. The Grande Ronde Valley and nearby Wallowa Valley are gateways to Eastern Oregon’s Wallowa Mountains and Oregon’s largest wilderness, the Eagle Cap Wilderness, which provide an exceptional resource for student writers enrolled in our Wilderness, Ecology, and Community program. In collaboration with our program partner, the Summer Fishtrap Gathering of Writers at Wallowa Lake near Joseph, Oregon, we strive to create a truly one-of-its-kind literary experience for our students.
College Office Specialist