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 six 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.

Award recipients will be selected based on the strength of the research statement, applicant resume and recommendation letter.


  Applications Open       Wednesday, March 1, 2023      
  Applications Due       Monday, April 17, 2023     
  Award Announcements       Friday, May 19, 2023     




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