Marie Buttery Student Grant

American Research Center in Egypt, Northern California Chapter

Deadline: April 30, 2023

ARCE Northern California awards a $1,000 student grant each year in memory of Marie Buttery, founding president of our chapter. The application deadline is Sunday, April 30, 2023 with the grant to be awarded at our May 7 meeting at UC Berkeley.

Applicants must be graduate or undergraduate students who attend college or university in Northern California or have a hometown in Northern California. They must be pursuing a degree that incorporates Egyptian anthropology, Egyptian archaeology or art, history, museum studies or language, or Coptic or Arabic studies in any period. Proof of enrollment may be required. Previous applicants who have not yet received one of our grants are strongly urged to reapply. 

The grant will be awarded by the chapter Board of Directors based on merit. Possible uses include, but are not limited to, research, travel, or preparation of an exhibition.


Barbara Wilcox, President

ARCE-Northern California

Application Process

To apply, submit 1) a brief summary (250-500 words) describing how you will use the grant and 2) a 1-2 page CV by email (Word or PDF file) to

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