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Request for Proposals: Harry E. and Bernice M. Moore Fellowship

Doctoral students at The University of Texas at Austin are invited to submit a proposal 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 Estill Moore and Bernice Milburn Moore Fellowship was established in 1995 to support studies of the human experience in crises. Dr. Harry Estill Moore, a professor and sociologist at the university for nearly 30 years, specialized in the sociological aspects of the human experience of crisis.

To be eligible, respondents must:

  • Be completing a dissertation on the human experience in crisis, 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 with a primary interest in the mental health aspect of crises, stress and adversity.
  • Be a doctoral candidate in nursing, psychiatry, psychology, social work, sociology or other field relevant to mental health at The University of Texas at Austin.

Proposals are due by 11:59 p.m. Central Standard Time (CDT) on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Information and instructions are online at http://ow.ly/YmaWx.

The Hogg Foundation advances recovery and wellness in Texas by funding mental health services, policy analysis, research and public education. The foundation was created in 1940 by the children of former Texas Gov. James S. Hogg and is part of the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at The University of Texas at Austin.