Fellowship Research Grants/training for the applicants of developing countries in the field of human origins, including paleoanthropology, primate behavior, and studies of modern hunter-gatherer groups to study at Home and host institutions
Study Subject(s):Human origins, including paleoanthropology, primate behavior, and studies of modern hunter-gatherer groups
Scholarship Provider: The Leakey Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Home and host institutions
Only scholars with citizenship in a developing country are eligible. The applicant must have a home sponsor who is a member of the institution where the applicant is affiliated in the home country, as well as a host sponsor who is a member of the institution which the candidate plans to pursue training. Should an award be made, the host sponsor must be willing to assume responsibility for overseeing the candidates training.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Zambia and the Republic of Congo.
Scholarship Description: The Baldwin program is based on a realistic assessment of needs and priorities. Many developing nations possesses extraordinary resources in the field of prehistory. The stewardship and careful use of these assets is a task of international importance. By enabling bright young scholars to obtain graduate education, the Leakey Foundation is helping to equip these individuals to assume a leadership role in the future of paleoanthropology.
How to Apply: Electronically
Scholarship Application Deadline: January 5th May 15th Spring January 15th (Resubmissions) May 15th Spring July 15th December 15th Fall