Scholarships Awarded

The Centre for Maritime Archaeology is the focus for maritime archaeological research within Archaeology at the University of Southampton. Committed to the promotion and practice of maritime archaeology, the CMA has provided world class expertise in research and education since 1995. Their members are involved in a wide range of projects across the globe, and they have established strong links with partner academic institutions, and both the commercial and curatorial sectors. 

Below are details of current and completed MA and PhD Scholarships

PhD Scholarships at the University of Southampton

Noran Hamed – 2019

Noran Hamed – 2019 – University of Southampton PhD Scholar Being an archaeologist had been my passion since I was 9 years old, so following a BA in Egyptology from Ain Shams University – Cairo in 2008, I started working in the Archaeological Database Department which was established by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) …

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Maria Michael – 2018

Maria Michael – 2018 – University of Southampton PhD Scholar In January 2018, having secured an HFF doctoral scholarship, I started the PhD programme at the University of Southampton, under the supervision of Dr Julian Whitewright and Dr Jaco Weinstock. The PhD thesis is entitled “The tradition of fishery and fishing gear on the island …

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Naseem Raad – 2016

Naseem Raad – 2016 – University of Southampton PhD Scholar Naseem Raad is a Lebanese archaeologist studying the Roman economy in the eastern Mediterranean. After completing an MA in Maritime Archaeology funded by the HFF, Naseem has been granted a scholarship to expand his study with a PhD at the University of Southampton. In the …

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Ziad Morsy – 2016

Ziad Morsy – 2016 – University of Southampton PhD Scholar In August 2016 I was generously awarded the HFF Studentship at the CMA, University of Southampton, marking the third HFF PhD Studentship at the University of Southampton. Upon the completion of a BA in Greco-Roman Archaeology, I enrolled in the first MA class at the …

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Crystal El Safadi – 2014-2018

Crystal El Safadi – 2014-2018 – University of Southampton PhD Scholar In May 2018, I was officially awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Southampton, UK. This achievement was only possible with the support of the Honor Frost Foundation. Having been granted an HFF Masters Scholarship in 2013, followed by a …

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MA Scholarships at the University of Southampton

Mai Ghanem – 2019

Mai Ghanem – 2019 – University of Southampton MA Scholar During my fourth year of studying Islamic Archaeology, I had the opportunity to attend an introductory module about maritime archaeology in the Centre for Maritime Archaeology at Alexandria University. Since then, maritime archaeology has been the main focus of my studies and research interests. After …

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Sergio El Kesrouwani – 2018

Sergio El Kesrouwani – 2018 – University of Southampton MA Scholar Sergio El Kesrouwani, completed his undergraduate degree at the American University of Beirut. He participated in university led excavations on Bronze and Iron age coastal sites in the north and south of Lebanon. His first experience with maritime archaeology began during the 2017 NAS …

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The Maritime Archaeological Research Laboratory (MARELab) of the University of Cyprus (Department of History and Archaeology) was founded in 2011, aiming to serve as a dynamic venue of research on maritime archaeology. In all MARELab projects, on land and underwater, particular emphasis is given to the implementation of digital methods for data recording and mapping, both as integral part of the fieldwork documentation and as tools for archaeological interpretation.

Below are details of current and completed MA and PhD Scholarships

PhD Scholarships at the University of Cyprus:

Anna Demetriou – 2016

Anna Demetriou – 2016 – University of Cyprus PhD Scholar I completed my undergraduate studies in archaeology in 2006, at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (Department of History and Archaeology, Faculty of Philosophy). I then continued my studies at the University College London (2007) where I acquired a Masters degree on Management of Archaeological …

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MA Scholarships at the University of Cyprus:

Current

Andri Evripidou – Honor Frost Foundation Scholarship 2018

Lina Bitsakaki – Honor Frost Foundation Scholarship 2017 

Completed

Lefki Papakosta – Honor Frost Foundation Scholarship 2015
MA thesis research entitled ‘The Anchorage of Petounda, Cyprus’. Read her Master’s thesis Abstract here

Magdalena Ausiayevich – Honor Frost Foundation Scholarship 2015
MA thesis research entitled ‘Surveying scattered pottery assemblages in shallow waters: the case of Nissia Coves, Paralimni, Cyprus’. Read her Master’s thesis Abstract here

Constantinos Nikolaou – Honor Frost Foundation Scholarship 2015 
MA thesis research entitled ‘The Wooden Shipbuilding in Cyprus from the late 19th to mid-20th Century’. Read his Master’s thesis Abstract

See University Of Cyprus for more details: https://www.ucy.ac.cy/field_arch/en/information-for-students/scholarships

 

The Master of Maritime and Coastal Archaeology (MoMArch) at the University of Aix-Marseille is a two-year full-time course, aimed at training international specialists in underwater and coastal archaeology. The programme is a full member of the UNESCO/UNITWIN Network for Underwater Archaeology and has been awarded the Academy of Excellence Call for projects (A*Midex University Foundation). In 2017, the Aix-Marseille University obtained the UNESCO Chair in Maritime and Coastal Archaeology, with the Master MoMArch in the core of its educational project.

Below are details of current and completed MA Scholarships

MA Scholarships at the University of Aix-Marseille

Ghaiath Merhej – 2018

Ghaiath Merhej – 2018 – University of Aix-Marseille MA Scholar In June 2018, I was awarded the HFF Scholarship at MoMarch (Master of Maritime and Coastal Archaeology) at Aix-Marseille University. With this valuable opportunity, I will be one of the first two students who are studying Maritime Archaeology and looking forward to obtaining the scientific …

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Jafar Anbar – 2018

Jafar Anbar – 2018 – University of Aix-Marseille MA Scholar In June 2018, I was awarded the HFF Scholarship at MoMarch (Master of Maritime and Coastal Archaeology) at Aix-Marseille University. With this valuable opportunity, I will be one of the first two students who are studying Maritime Archaeology and looking forward to obtaining the scientific …

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The Foundation has also offered scholarships at other universities, below are details of all current and completed scholarships

Oxford University

Achilleas Iasonos – 2019

Achilleas Iasonos – 2019 – Oxford University Scholar My dream, even before enrolling for the (MA) degree in Maritime Archaeology at University of Southampton in 2016, has been to become an HFF scholar. Four years later my dream has become reality.  My on-going PhD project Deep-Sea Archaeology in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Cyprus …

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Nesrin. A. El-Galy – 2017

Nesrin. A. El-Galy – 2017 – Oxford University D.Phil Scholar From the moment I joined the Archaeology Department at Alexandria University, my interest in Archaeology began to blossom. The interest continued through my postgraduate studies at the Alexandria Center for Maritime Archaeology and Underwater Cultural Heritage. I participated in excavations, underwater surveys, and conferences, and …

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Flinders University

Katarina Jerbić – 2016

Katarina Jerbić – 2016 – Flinders University PhD Scholar Katarina Jerbić earned an MA in Archaeology and Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology from the University of Zagreb, Croatia. She has been working as an archaeologist for more than 10 years on various archaeological excavations as well as a curator in an archaeological museum. Her scientific interest …

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Omaima Eldeeb – 2016

Omaima Eldeeb – 2016 – Flinders University PhD Scholar Omaima Eldeeb is a graduate of Alexandria University’s, Faculty of Arts (2008), where she studied Greco-Roman Archaeology. She has worked as an underwater archaeological inspector in the Central Department of Underwater Antiquities in Egyptian Ministry of Archaeology from 2012 until 2016. She earned her MA (2014) …

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University of Balamand

Lucy Semaan – 2015-2018

Lucy Semaan – 2015-2018 – University of Balamand Post Doctoral Fellowship The HFF-UOB Post-Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) that was granted to Lucy Semaan for a period of three years, from November 2015 to October 2018, was the first initiative of its kind by HFF in Lebanon. The research was undertaken under the joint supervision of Dr. …

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