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December 5, 2019

American Research Center in Egypt: Research Fellowship

Application Deadline: January 15, 2020

The American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) offers funded fellowships and a research associate program for a wide range of scholars looking to conduct research in Egypt. Previous fellows have represented the fields of anthropology, archaeology, architecture, fine art, art history, Coptic studies, economics, Egyptology, history, humanistic social sciences, Islamic studies, literature, political science, religious studies and even music.

Decades of close collaboration with the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities (MoA) and Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) enable ARCE to provide fellows with solid administrative support and advice that eases access to Egyptian museums, monuments, archaeological sites, research libraries, archives and Egyptian institutions of higher education.

ARCE has several different fellowship and research grant opportunities. Award duration and monetary amount vary.


  • Graduate student eligibility ranges from pre-doctoral to post-doctoral, depending on the award.
  • Citizenship eligibility varies from US scholars to non-US scholars, depending on the award.
  • Discipline and research focus eligibility varies, depending on the award.

For more information about these opportunities, including how to apply, click here.