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Saturday, November 12, 2022

Call for Applications: 2022-23 Northern California ARCE Student Grant




Call for Applications

Fifth Annual ARCE Northern California Eugene Cruz-Uribe Memorial
Student Grant


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 2022-23 academic year.

Deadline for applications is Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. The recipient will be recognized at the ARCE Northern California chapter's January meeting, to be held via Zoom.

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.

Past applicants for our chapter's student grants who have not yet received an award are encouraged to re-apply.

The grant honors a beloved chapter member, the late Professor Eugene Cruz-Uribe, an Egyptologist specializing in the Greco-Roman period who died following a bicycle accident in 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.

To apply, send a CV and a brief (under 400 words) description of how you will use the grant to ARCENorCal@gmail.com.

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