Conference Scholarships

At its core, the Saving Places® Conference is about education. The sessions are designed to inspire, energize and advance preservation while exposing preservationists – both seasoned and beginner – to new information they can immediately integrate into their work and communities.

In previous years Colorado Preservation, Inc. has had the good fortune to work with generous donors interested in sponsoring individuals’ registration to the Conference. This allows us to expand the reach of our Conference and bring together more people interested in preservation.

If you are interested in sponsoring an individual to attend the 2016 Saving Places® Conference, please fill out the donation form below.

Scholarship Opportunities: 

  • Dan Corson Scholarship Fund: This scholarship fund is available for FIRST TIME attendees to the Saving Places® Conference representing historic preservation commissions (including Certified Local Governments), County staff, and HPC municipal staff members.  This fund provides a $100 stipend for up to 10 (fortunate) recipients, one per community, that may be used towards registration and conference lunch costs.  Apply through the application form; pool of scholarship appolicants will be reviewed and final decision made and recipient notified on Jaunary 11th . 
  • Susan Wehr Livingston Susan Wehr Livingston has created two scholarship opportunities for students. One scholarship specific for students of Dr. Tom Noel, and the second for students enrolled in UC-Denver Historic Preservation or Urban Planning degree programs.

If you would like to apply to be considered for a scholarship for the 2016 Conference – click here. The application deadline is Jan. 8.

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