Donor Name: The Leakey Foundation
Funding name: Research Grants
Funding brief: 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 Leakey Foundation exclusively funds research into human origins, including paleoanthropology, genetics, primate behavior and the behavioral ecology of contemporary hunter-gatherers. Other areas of study are generally not considered.
Deadline: Research Grants have two application cycles each year, with deadlines falling on January 10th (Spring Cycle) and July 15th (Fall Cycle). Decisions for the Spring Cycle are announced in mid-May. Decisions for the Fall Cycle are announced in mid-December.
Funding details link: https://leakeyfoundation.org/grants/research-grants/
Funding limit: 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.
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Eligible organization: As below
● 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.
● Qualified individuals are eligible without regard to nationality.
Submission mail: N/A
Other important link:
● Apply: https://leakeyfoundation.org/grants/research-grants/apply-online/
● Guideline: https://leakeyfoundation.org/grants/research-grants/detailed-application-instructions-2/
How to apply:
● Interested applicant may apply through website (https://leakeyfoundation.org/grants/research-grants/apply-online/).
● Budget template: https://leakeyfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/budget_template.xls
● FAQ: https://leakeyfoundation.org/grants/research-grants/frequently-asked-questions/
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