In collaboration with the Center for Environmental Studies, the Humanities Research Center’s Diluvial Houston Initiative invites 6th and 7th year graduate students in the School of Humanities to submit applications for year-long $10,000 predoctoral fellowships, three of which will be awarded per year. Duties may include singly or in combination any of the following: 1) teaching associated with the ENST minor; 2) editing and public writing associated with “Diluvial Houston” and the “Cultures of Energy” websites; 3) outreach and arts projects, including the Solar Studios. Awardees will be expected to complete their dissertations during the fellowship year.

Eligibility: All graduate students in the School of Humanities who will be in their 6th or 7th year of study in 2021-22 and expect to receive their PhD in Spring 2022, and will be in residence in Houston during the fellowship period. Students must have a research record in aspects of environmental studies.

Application Materials:

  • Letter of interest including a description of the dissertation research project in environmental studies as well as particular interests in teaching, editing and public writing, and outreach.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

[Please compile these items into a single .pdf document and upload below]

Contact: Adriana Chiaramonti (
Friday, March 12, 2021