The Leakey Foundation is glad to invited applications for the Leakey Foundation Research Grants. Scholars from all nationals are welcome to apply. The winning candidates will be conducting research related specifically to human origins. He or she will be granted research grant of $15,000 for doctoral students and $25,000 for postdoctoral students. The application deadline is 10 January and 15 July each year.
The Leakey Foundation exclusively funds research related specifically to human origins. Priority of funding is commonly given to exploratory phases of promising new research projects that meet the stated purpose of the Foundation.
The majority of The Leakey Foundation’s Research Grants awarded to doctoral students are in the $3,000-$15,000 range. Larger grants given to senior scientists and post-doctoral students may be funded up to $25,000.
Level and Area of Studies
Research program in the area that related specifically to human origins.
Place of Research
In the United States of America.
Eligibility and Criteria
To be eligible for this Leakey Foundation Research Grants, candidates must be advanced doctoral students (advanced to candidacy – all but dissertation) and established scientists are eligible for Leakey Foundation Research Grants.
There are no citizenship restrictions; however, all applications must be in English.
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January 10th (Spring Cycle) and July 15th (Fall Cycle).