Research in Abroad.
Archeology, paleontology, environment, morphology, behavior and ecology of apes and other primates and psychological make-up of the hunters.
Leakey Foundation Grants.
As the name suggests the Leakey Foundation Grant was named after eponymous Louis S. B. Leakey who was the pioneer of study of human origins and made tremendous impact on the prevailing conception of early humans with his theoretical and paleontological research. Grant is open to scholars and scientists who want to pursue and reveal the hidden secrets concerning evolution of homo- sapiens, primate behavior, morphology, ecology, endocrinology, genetics, and other relevant field. Leakey foundation aspires to patronize research activities of the candidates that unveil the mysteries of evolution of human race.
Scholar gets an opportunity to discover the hidden secrets of human origins, primate behavior, morphology, ecology, endocrinology, genetics and isotope studies, paleoanthropology, and studies of modern hunter-gathered groups.
Scholars get a grant of $3,000 to $13,500 during doctoral study while larger grant of $22,000 is awarded to postdoctoral students or senior scientist. Amount of fund depends on the expenditure borne by the candidate for conducting the research activities of the project. The value of The Leakey Foundation is that it provides its candidates an opportunity to increase scientific knowledge, education, and public understanding of human origins, evolution, behavior, and survival.
Period of grant varies with the program chosen by the scholar
The Leakey Foundation
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