Leakey Foundation offers Leakey Foundation Research Grants for international students, which can help pay applicant’s tuition fees and also support their throughout their studies. Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these grants.
Grants are awarded for advanced doctoral students and established scientists to pursue research related specifically to human origins. Research grants are awarded twice annually (in May and December).
The mission of The Leakey Foundation is to increase scientific knowledge, education, and public understanding of human origins, evolution, behavior, and survival.
Course Level: Grants are available to undertake research.
Study Subject: 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.
List of Subjects : Human Origins
Scholarship Award: 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.
Scholarship can be taken at :USA
Eligibility: Applicants can apply for this scholarship if they have:-
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.
Nationality: There are no citizenship restrictions. Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these grants.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must be advanced doctoral students and PhDs.
Supporting Material: Applications which do not include the following materials will be returned unprocessed, or will be deferred until a subsequent granting cycle:
-Completed Online Application
-6-Page Proposal Text o 2-Page References/Works Cited Section
-1-Page Itemized Budget Sheet
-1-Page Budget Justification o Figures & Tables (If applicable)
-Appendices (If applicable)
-Permit Copies (or a summary statement on the status of permissions)
– 2-Page Applicant’s CV (including publication list)
-Other Investigators’ Curriculum Vitae (2 pages apiece, including publication list)
-Resubmitted proposals require an additional cover letter which outlines modifications and adjustments to the original proposal.
-Academic Advisor Reference Letter (grad students only). This is to be sent directly from the advisor. Reference letters included with the application will not be accepted.
How to Apply: Apply online, using the online application mode.
Application Form Link
Application Deadline: Research Grants have two application cycles each year, with deadlines falling on January 5th (Spring Cycle) and July 15th (Fall Cycle). Resubmissions will be accepted until January 15th for the Spring Cycle. Decisions for the Spring Cycle are announced in mid-May. Decisions for the Fall Cycle are announced in mid-December.
Scholarship Link :https://leakeyfoundation.org/grants/research-grants/