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.