The U.S. State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA)
Fellowships are available to pre-doctoral candidates in the all-but-dissertation stage and to post-doctoral scholars. Fellowships are restricted to U.S. citizens and are for a minimum stay of three months and a maximum of one year.
National Endowment for the Humanities
The NEH makes available 1 fellowship for post-doctoral scholars and non-degree seeking professionals for a minimum stay of four months and a maximum of ten months.
The William P. McHugh Memorial Fund
The McHugh Award provides assistance to a graduate student to encourage the study of Egyptian geoarchaeology and prehistory (concurrent with an ECA fellowship for the study of Egyptian geo-archaeology or prehistory only).
The Theodore N. Romanoff Prize
This prize funds one $1000 scholarship to support the study of the language or the historical texts of ancient Egypt. Term: Concurrent with ECA or NEH award.
A Sample of the 2012 – 2013 Award Topics
- Stones and Status in Daily Life: Exploring the Development of Inequities through a Comparison of Lithic Assemblages in Naqada Settlements, 4000-3000BC (McHugh Award)
- Sufism in Egypt in the 7th Century AH/13th Century AD
- Common Sensibilities: Reform, Social Relations, and Citizenship in Modern Egypt
- The Artistic and Cultural Landscape in the Tomb of Neferrentpet (TT43)
Duration and Allowances
The Fellowship year begins October 1, 2013 and ends September 30, 2014.
ARCE fellows receive a monthly stipend to be used for costs associated with the fellowship including living expenses, supplies, and transportation costs for the recipient.