Grants

Eugene Cruz-Uribe Memorial Student Grant

American Research Center in Egypt, Northern California Chapter


Deadline: November 20, 2019

The Board of Directors of the Northern California Chapter of the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) is offering one grant of $1,500 to a qualified undergraduate or graduate student during the 2019-20 academic year.

Deadline for applications is Wednesday, November 20, 2019. The award will be presented at the ARCE-NC chapter’s December 8 meeting.

Applicants must either be enrolled at a Northern California college or university (Monterey to the Oregon border) or come from a hometown within that area. They must be pursuing a degree that incorporates Egyptian anthropology, archaeology, art, history, museum studies or language, or Coptic or Arabic studies in any period. Proof of enrollment may be required.

The grant honors a beloved chapter member, the late Professor Eugene Cruz-Uribe, an Egyptologist specializing in the Greco-Roman period who was killed in a bicycle accident March 12, 2018. A recently retired professor of history at Indiana University East at the time of his death, Prof. Cruz-Uribe taught at California State University, Monterey Bay from 2007 to 2013.

Application Process

To apply, students must submit 1) a CV and 2) a brief proposal (250-500 words) of how they will use the grant. Possible uses include – but are not limited to – research, travel, or preparation of a student-led exhibition, course or media project. The grant will be awarded based on merit. In case of a tie, the winner will be determined by a random drawing from the qualified applicants. 

Applicants for the grant in his honor should send their materials by email to ARCENorCal@gmail.com by the November 20 deadline. If possible, the recipient will be expected to accept the award in person at our December meeting in Berkeley.

Contact:

ARCE-NC

ARCENorCal@gmail.com

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