The American Research Center in Eygpt

Funded Fellowships

Funded Fellowships

Funded Fellowships for 2017-2018

ARCE Fellowships

Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA),  U.S.  Department of State

Available to American pre-doctoral candidates (ABD), postdoctoral scholars, faculty and senior scholars at universities worldwide for a minimum stay of three months and maximum stay of 12 months. U.S. citizenship is required. Three to six fellowships funded annually.

National Endowment for the Humanities

Available to American postdoctoral scholars, faculty and senior scholars worldwide with a minimum stay of four months and maximum stay of 10 months. NEH funds may be awarded to foreign nationals who have been residents of the United States for three consecutive years immediately preceding the application deadline. Minimum stay four months; maximum stay10 months. One or two fellowships funded annually.

Applicants who possess a doctoral degree by October 1, 2017 will automatically be considered for both ECA and NEH funding.

Allowances: All fellows receive a monthly per diem commensurate with academic status that provides for round-trip economy airfare.

Application guidelines for ARCE Fellowships and per diem information here >>

Pre-dissertation Travel Grant

Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA),  U.S.  Department of State

Available to pre-doctoral candidates who have completed coursework but not yet advanced to ABD status. Grantee will conduct exploratory research to identify sources, build professional network and visit sites and institutions in Egypt. Minimum one month, maximum two months stay. U.S. citizenship is required. 

See Guidelines for Pre-dissertation Travel Grant here >>

Additional Grants

Theodore N. Romanoff Prize

This generous grant provides an additional $2000 for the study of the language or the historical texts of ancient Egypt. Must be awarded in conjunction with an ARCE Fellowship.

 

The William P. McHugh Memorial Fund

This special grant provides $600 to one pre-doctoral ARCE Fellow to encourage the study of Egyptian geo-archaeology and prehistory. Must be awarded in conjunction with an ARCE Fellowship.

 

Fellowship Support without ARCE Funding

 

Research Associate

Available to American pre-doctoral and postdoctoral scholars, faculty and senior scholars worldwide and foreign nationals studying or teaching at American universities in the United States who have independent funding. Minimum stay three months; maximum stay of 12 months. Research associates receive the same administrative support accorded ARCE funded fellows but do not receive funding. A modest one-time fee is charged to offset the cost of providing administrative services. Applicants should complete the Fellowship application and indicate research associate status on the application.

See Application guidelines for ARCE Fellowships >>

 

Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) Multi-Country Research Fellowships

ARCE provides administrative support to all CAORC Fellows. Additional information on CAORC fellowships is available here >>

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