ARCE Research Fellowships
This fellowship is open to U.S. citizen pre-doctoral candidates (ABD), postdoctoral scholars, faculty and senior scholars at museums, universities and institutions worldwide for a minimum stay of three months and a maximum stay of 12 months. Funding is generously provided by the The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Check website for specifics.
Pre-dissertation Travel Grant
This fellowship is open to U.S. citizen pre-doctoral candidates who have completed all coursework prior to arriving in Egypt. S/he may have passed his or her comprehensive exams and/or been granted approval for the dissertation proposal. It is not necessary to have advanced to ABD status. The grantee will conduct exploratory research to identify sources, build professional networks and visit heritage sites, research libraries and archives in Egypt. The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs funds the fellowship through a grant to the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC). Minimum one month, maximum two months stay. One $2400 grant plus round-trip airfare is awarded in years when qualified candidates apply.
William P. McHugh Memorial Fund
The William P. McHugh Memorial Fund encourages the study of Egyptian geo-archaeology and prehistory by providing a special award to a pre-doctoral student. One $600 award is offered in conjunction with an ARCE Fellowship, and therefore, is open to U.S. citizens at universities worldwide.
Djodi Deutsch, Academic Programs Manager, American Research Center in Egypt