The Leakey Foundation’s Research Grants to doctoral students

Published Date: September 25, 2017

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Humanities
  • Country of the Scholarship

    United States
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

    All
  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $3000 - $5000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    Private sponsor
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

    All
  • Applier's country

    All
  • Expenses covered

    Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Location

    1003B O’Reilly Avenue • San Francisco, CA 94129 Phone: 415.561.4646 Fax: 415.561.4647 Origin Stories Podcast : Originstories@leakeyfoundation.org

The Leakey Foundation is promoting research management of the human origin and aims to increase the knowledge, education and understanding evolution and human origin. They a non-profit organization dedicated for funding to do a research and explore human origin. It is a California based institution that promotes multidisciplinary approach on human origin research.

A total of $3000-$5000 amount grants for the doctoral students grantee. A higher grants will be given to senior scientist and post doctoral student aroung $25,000. Priority of funding is commonly given to exploratory phases of promising new research projects that meet the stated purpose of the Foundation.

Students should reflect the questions below before the formal process of the application. 

Is my research relevant to human origins and evolution? For Ph.D candidates:

Will I be advanced to candidacy (all but dissertation) before the deadline for application?

Am I affiliated with an academic or research institution? We do not award funds to individuals.

Am I fully compliant on all prior Leakey Foundation awards?

How to Apply

Applicants are encourage to review their application guidelines and frequent questions. To begin, please open the link http://leakeyfoundation.org/grants/research-grants/apply-online/ for the application form.

Follow the instruction as stated on the page. Also, applicant are entitle to submit their respective documents. Specific instructions for these documents as well as templates and other useful information can be found on the Detailed Application Instructions page.


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