Teaching in Rural Communities
As part of our mission to recruit and retain high quality educators in rural communities, the Eastern Oregon REN is pleased to provide financial assistance to school districts and aspiring educators through housing grants and scholarship opportunities. Learn more about our various programs below.
Educator Housing Project
The Educator Housing Project is designed to provide financial assistance for the purchase of a mobile home or tiny house in rural districts looking to bring high-quality educators to their region.
EOREN EOU Foundation Scholarship Opportunities
Scholarship Opportunities available for Eastern Oregon University students interested in teaching in a Grant, Harney, Lake, Malheur, or Wallowa County School.
Future Educator Program
The purpose of this program is to generate interest in the field of education among local high school students, with the ultimate goal of increasing the number of high quality educators seeking opportunities to work in our schools.
Oregon Administrators Scholars Program
Scholarship funds plus professional support, networking, mentorships, employment assistance, and other resources.
High School Scholarships
The 2023 High School Scholarships seek to provide financial assistance to graduating high school seniors interested in pursuing a career as a Pre K-12 educator.