ARCE Fellowship

American Research Center in Egypt

Deadline(s): 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

ARCE administers research fellowships for students enrolled in doctoral programs at North American universities, and for American post-doctoral scholars and professionals affiliated with universities and research institutions worldwide.

Funding Sources

The United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs (ECA)
Funds 6-7 fellowships available to predoctoral candidates in the all-but-dissertation stage at the beginning of their tenure, and to postdoctoral scholars. These fellowships are restricted to U.S. citizens. The ECA also funds the ARCE Scholar-in-Residence Program for senior scholars, which was established to promote collegiality at the Center. Term: 3-12 months.

The National Endowment for the Humanities
Funds 1-2 fellowships for postdoctoral scholars and non-degree seeking professionals. NEH funded fellowships are available to U.S. citizens and foreign nationals who have lived in the United States for the three years immediately preceding the application deadline for the fellowship. The Scholar-in-Residence is normally an NEH-funded fellow. Term: 4-10 months.

The Theodore N. Romanoff Prize
The Theodore N. Romanoff Prize funds one $2000 scholarship to support the study of the language or the historical texts of ancient Egypt. This prize is named in tribute to Theodore Romanoff who received his M.A. from The Artemis A.W. and Martha Sharp Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World at Brown University. Term: Concurrent with an ECA or NEH award.

The William P. McHugh Memorial Fund
The William P. McHugh Memorial Fund provides the McHugh Award, a special grant of $600 given to a pre-doctoral ARCE Fellow to encourage the study of Egyptian geo-archaeology and prehistory. Term: Concurrent with an ECA-funded award.

Fields of Study
Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Economics, Egyptology, History, Humanistic Social Sciences, Islamic Studies, Literature, Political Science, Religious Studies, Anthropology, Coptic Studies

Duration
U.S. State Department ECA fellowships are available for a period ranging from 3-12 months. A minimum of 4 months is required for National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships. All fellowships must take place between October 1 and September 30.

Allowances
ARCE fellows receive a monthly per diem commensurate with academic status and number of accompanying dependents, plus round-trip air transportation for fellowship recipient only.

RESEARCH ASSOCIATES
Research associates receive all administrative and logistical benefits accorded ARCE Fellows, but do not receive financial support. They may conduct research in Egypt for up to 12 months under the auspices of ARCE.

CAORC MULTI-COUNTRY RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS
The Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) offers this fellowship program to support advanced regional research on broad questions of multi-country significance in the fields of humanities, social sciences, and related natural sciences. SEE THE CAORC WEBSITE.

Contact Name: 
Djodi Deutsch

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