UT Chevron Energy Graduate Fellows Awards Application

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Call for Applicants

The University of Texas at Austin is partnering with Chevron to award eight outstanding graduate student researchers with Energy Graduate Fellows Awards of $10,000 each.

Graduate students from any School or College at UT Austin with a focus on energy systems research are eligible to apply

Research Topics:

Competitive applicants may be carrying out research in any topic related to energy, but priority will be given to students whose work focuses on scalable innovation for transformational design and operation of businesses of today & tomorrow and watching for energy systems of the future:

  • Transforming the traditional oil & gas business of today with improved safety, reliability, efficiency, digital transformation, and lower carbon footprint (for the various asset classes such as deepwater, shale & tight, heavy oil, and complex facilities of the future)
  • Building the lower-carbon businesses of tomorrow particularly in the areas of carbon utilization (through thermo-/electro-/bio- catalytic pathways), H2 value chain, next-generation renewable fuels including sustainable aviation fuels, and qualification/quantification of carbon offsets.
  • Watching for the future energy systems including novel geothermal solutions, energy storage systems, mobility systems, modular nuclear reactors, fusion, etc.

Applications must include a research statement (not to exceed 2 pages), a resume and a letter of recommendation. Award recipients will be selected based on the strength of these application materials. 

2023-24 UT Chevron Energy Graduate Fellows Awardees are eligible to apply for 2024-25 awards.


  Applications Open       Friday, March 1, 2024      
  Applications Due       Monday, April 15, 2024 at 11:59 PM    
  Award Announcements       Friday, May 17, 2024     




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