At this time there are no changes to the ARCE-NC schedule beyond March 29, but stay tuned.
Please pass this information along to anyone who may not receive ARCE-NC's electronic notifications, and please, be careful.
ARCE-NC Board of Directors
2020 Marie Buttery Student Grant
Call for Applications
The Board of Directors of the American Research Center in Egypt, Northern California chapter, is offering one $1,000 grant to a qualified student. The deadline for submission is Sunday, March 15, 2020 with the grant to be awarded at our March 29 meeting in Berkeley.
To qualify for this grant, the applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student who is enrolled at a Northern California college or university (Monterey to the Oregon border) or who has a home address in this 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.
Applicants are to submit 1) a brief summary (250-500 words) describing how they will use the grant and 2) a 1-2 page CV. The grant will be awarded by the Board based on merit. Possible uses include research, travel, or preparation of an exhibition. Proposals involving work with research materials should secure any permissions required for that work before the application is sent.
Students may apply by email (Word or PDF file) to ARCENorCal@gmail.com or by mail to Barbara Wilcox, President, ARCE-Northern California, 815 Roble Ave., Apt. 7, Menlo Park, CA 94025. If possible, the winner will be expected to attend the March 29, 2020 ARCE meeting at the University of California, Berkeley to accept the grant in person.
ARCE Northern California also offers a $1,500 student grant each fall in memory of its former member Professor Eugene Cruz-Uribe. Call for applications for this grant will go out later in 2020.
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