The Joy Parr Envirotech Travel Award

The Joy Parr Envirotech Travel Award is a grant of $400 toward the costs of attending the annual meetings of the American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) and the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT). The award is named in honor of Joy Parr, the eminent Canadian historian of work, gender, technology, and environment.

Eligibility for the award is limited to those presenting a paper or poster at the meeting addressing the interrelated histories of environment and technology. Furthermore, the grant is available to current graduate students, recent PhDs (within the past three years) and independent scholars. The winner will receive the monetary award at the Envirotech breakfast meeting at the conference.

Applicants should complete the linked questionnaire and email it along with a 1-page CV to

Submissions are now open for the 2021 SHOT meeting in New Orleans! These will be received until September 24 and the winner will be contacted shortly thereafter.