Scholarships 2010/2011

Holders of scholarships and special grants in Egypt and Poland



The Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland grants scholarships for the academic year to candidates from the field of archaeology and history of the Near East, Egypt and Sudan: doctoral candidates researching their dissertation and senior-year students working on their MA thesis.

A number of short-term scholarships is granted each year to researchers and senior-year students to prepare the documentation of study collections in the field at various sites.

10-month scholarships:
  • No scholarships granted.
5-month scholarships:
  • Mr. Maciej Czech, PhD candidate (Jagiellonian University, Institute of Archaeology)
    subject: Sailing in ancient Greece in the context of archaeological and iconographical sources (supervisor: Prof. Ewdoksia Papuci Władyka)
  • Mr. Mariusz Gwiazda, PhD candidate (Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, Faculty of Historical and Social Sciences)
    dissertation topic: Persian–Byzantine relations in the 6th–7th century (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Józef Naumowicz)
  • Ms Aleksandra Hallmann-Mikołajczak, PhD candidate (not affiliated)
    dissertation topic: The representation of costumes in private egyptian art from the 25th to the 31st Dynasty (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Ewa Laskowska-Kusztal)
  • Mr. David Wieczorek, PhD candidate (University of Warsaw, Institute of Archaeology)
    dissertation topic: Building dipinti from the Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari (supervisor: Prof. Karol Myśliwiec)
  • Ms Anna Zając, PhD candidate (Jagiellonian University, Institute of Archaeology)
    dissertation topic: Rock art of the eastern Desert in Egypt (supervisor: Prof. Krzysztof M. Ciałowicz)
  • Ms Anna Zawadzińska, student (University of Warsaw, Institute of Archaeology)
    subject: Imported pottery from Tunis on Kom el-Dikka (Alexandria) in the 13th–15th century (Hafsid dynasty)
4-month scholarships:
  • Ms Larysa Gidzińska, student (University of Warsaw, MISH)
    subject: Inscribed tablets from the royal tombs of the First Dynasty at Abydos and tombs dated to the First Dynasty in North Saqqara
  • Ms Urszula Stępien, student (Adam Mickiewicz University, Institute of Prehistory)
    subject: Flint production on Kom E at Tell el-Farkha (Eastern Nile Delta, Egypt)
  • Ms Monika Więch, MA(freelance)
    subject: Early Roman Sigillata group from excavations in Alexandria
3-month scholarships:
  • Ms Katarzyna Błaszczyk, PhD candidate (Jagiellonian University, Institute of Archaeology)
    dissertation topic: Zoomorphic figurines in the Naqada III culture (supervisor: Prof. Krzysztof M. Ciałowicz)
2-month scholarships:
  • Mr. Mariusz Caban, student (Wroclaw University of Technology)
    documentation: Architecture of the Royal Cult Complex in Deir el-Bahari (supervisor: Dr. Zbigniew E. Szafrański)
  • Mr. Patrick Chudzik, student (University of Wroclaw, Institute of Archaeology)
    subject: The Middle Kingdom tombs in West Thebes
  • Mr. Piotr Czerkwiński, PhD candidate (University of Warsaw, Institute of Archaeology)
    dissertation topic: Sarcophagus of Nectanebo II. The fate of a sarcophagus of two great rulers of Egypt (supervisor: Prof. Adam Łukaszewicz)
  • Mr. Mateusz Długokęcki, student (University of Warsaw, Institute of Archaeology)
    subject: Canopic jars from the Pharaonic period
  • Ms Anna Drzymuchowska, MA(not affiliated)
    documentation: Pottery from Marea (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Hanna Szymańska)
  • Ms Julia Górecka, student, BA (University of Warsaw, Institute of Archaeology)
    documentation: Pottery from the excavations at Tebtynis (supervisor: Prof. Claudio Galazzi) and Sheikh Abd El Gurna (supervisor: Mr.Tomasz Górecki)
  • Ms Ewa Józefowicz, PhD candidate
    dissertation topic: Legitimization of power by female Pharaohs (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Ewa Laskowska-Kusztal)
  • Agnieszka Kowalska, MA (not affiliated)
    documentation: Material from the archaeological excavations at Saqqara (supervisor: Prof. Karol Myśliwiec)
  • Ms Iwona Kozieradzka-Ogunmakin, MA (not affiliated)
    documentation: Anthropological study material from excavations at Saqqara (supervisor: Prof. Karol Myśliwiec)
  • Mr. Piotr Maliński, PhD candidate (Adam Mickiewicz University, Faculty of History)
    dissertation topic: Between clandestine and archaeological excavations. The socio-cultural function of the material heritage of the past in the Nile Valley (on the example of the Manasir tribe from northern Sudan) (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Ryszard Vorbrich)
  • Ms Svetlana Myshusta, PhD candidate (University of Warsaw, Institute of Archaeology)
    dissertation topic: Symbolism in the iconography of the royal crown of Queen Hatshepsut and Tuthmosis III (supervisor: Prof. Karol Myśliwiec)
  • Mr. Grzegorz Pryc, PhD candidate (Jagiellonian University, Institute of Archaeology)
    dissertation topic: Stoneware from the Pre- and Early Dynastic Period in Egypt (supervisor: Prof. Krzysztof M. Ciałowicz)
  • Mr. Tomasz Skrzypiec, MA (not affiliated)
    documentation: Preservation and documentation of architectural material from excavations in Marea (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Hanna Szymańska)
  • Agata Smilgin, student (Adam Mickiewicz University, Institute of Prehistory)
    documentation: Documentation and reconstruction of sandstone sphinxes of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari (supervisor: Dr. Zbigniew E. Szafrański)
  • Mr. Paweł Srokowski, student (Wroclaw University of Technology)
    documentation: Architectural documentation of the Hatshepsut temple at Deir el-Bahari (supervisor: Dr. Zbigniew E. Szafrański)
  • Ms Anastasia Stupko, PhD candidate (Polish Academy of Sciences)
    dissertation topic: Sacrificial scenes from the Royal Cult Chapels in the Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari in the context of Old Kingdom models (supervisor: Prof. Karol Myśliwiec)
  • Dr. Fabian Welc (Stefan Cardinal Wyszyński University)
    documentation: Archaeological material from the excavations at Saqqara (supervisor: Prof. Karol Myśliwiec)


Special PCMA documentation grants (12 months):
  • Ms Katarzyna Danys-Lasek, MA
    subject: Processing of pottery from excavations in Dongola and Naqlun – database and digital drawing documentation (supervisor: Prof. Włodzimierz Godlewski)
  • Mr. Maciej Makowski, MA
    subject: Processing of documentation from excavations in Tell Arbid (SD sector) (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Piotr Bieliński)
  • Ms Joanna Rądkowska, MA
    subject: Processing of archaeological documentation from Polish excavations in Nea Paphos (Cyprus) (supervisor: Dr. Henryk Meyza)