Doctoral students at The University of Texas at Austin are invited to apply for a one-year, $20,000 fellowship offered by the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health. Only doctoral candidates at The University of Texas at Austin programs may apply.
The Harry E and Bernice M. Moore Fellowship was established in 1995 to support studies of the human experience in crises. Dr. Harry Moore, a professor and sociologist at the university for nearly 30 years, specialized in disaster studies.
To be eligible, applicants must:
· Be completing a dissertation on the human experience in crises, including those resulting from natural or other major disasters or, more broadly, stress and adversity.
· Have successfully defended the dissertation proposal by the time of application.
· Have a strong research background.
Applications are due by 1:00 p.m. Central Standard Time (CDT) on Tuesday, February 2, 2010. Information and instructions are online at www.hogg.utexas.edu/funding_moorefellow.html <http://www.hogg.utexas.edu/funding_moorefellow.html> .
Since 1940, the foundation has worked to improve the mental health of all Texans through the support of effective mental health services, research, policy and public education. The foundation is part of the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement <http://www.utexas.edu/diversity/ddce/> at The University of Texas at Austin <http://www.utexas.edu/> .