The University of Virginia seeks applicants for one or more graduate fellowships in the history of environment and technology. The fellowship covers a Ph.D. student’s tuition and stipend for three academic years (subject to satisfactory progress) through a combination of grants and teaching assistantships. The fellowship is funded by the National Science Foundation and the University of Virginia. It is overseen by the university’s Committee of the History of Environment and Technology, which urges potential candidates to contact one or more member of the committee before applying.

Primary members of the committee are Brian Balogh (political history), John K. Brown (history of technology), W. Bernard Carlson (history of technology), and Edmund Russell (environmental history and history of technology). Their addresses, as well as further information about the program, are at The committee strongly encourages applications from candidates who will enhance the diversity of the university. Candidates should submit a standard application for the Ph.D. program in the Department of History ( and specify an interest in this fellowship.

Applications are due December 1, 2004.

The fellowship is contingent on final approval of funding.