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The Leakey Foundation The Francis H. Brown African Scholarship 2022

The purpose of the Francis H. Brown African Scholarship Fund is to expand human knowledge and scientific interest in earth sciences and botany related to human origins by providing financial assistance to East African researchers and students pursuing research in these areas. The fund is further intended to support research that builds on the work of Dr. Francis H. Brown and builds capacity in the earth and botanical sciences in East African institutions.

About The Leakey Foundation

Dr. Louis S. B. Leakey was one of the 20th century’s great anthropologists and a tireless promoter of science education and public outreach. During Dr. Leakey’s travels to the United States in the 1960s to lecture and raise money for his research, he met a group of enthusiastic individuals who were curious about human origins and evolution. Inspired by Dr. Leakey and his ideas, they started a collective to promote a multidisciplinary approach to human origins research. In 1968, they formed The Leakey Foundation to support Louis and Mary Leakey’s fieldwork and the groundbreaking research ... read more


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. The Francis H. Brown African Scholarship

  • Category PhD
  • OrganisationThe Leakey Foundation
  • Country to study -
  • School to study -
  • Course to study Not specified
  • Application Deadline July 15, 2022


Aim and Benefits of . The Francis H. Brown African Scholarship

The maximum award amount is $25,000.


Requirements for . The Francis H. Brown African Scholarship Qualification

Students or researchers of African heritage who are citizens of Kenya, Ethiopia or Eritrea who

(a) are pursuing a doctoral degree at an accredited university, preferably from, but not limited to, an institution located in sub-Saharan Africa or

(b) have completed their doctoral degrees no longer than six years prior to the time of application for funding from this source.

Applicants shall demonstrate a commitment to a career in their field of study with an emphasis on research and teaching in his/her country of origin following the completion of his/her degree.



Application Deadline

July 15, 2022


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to The Leakey Foundation on www.grantrequest.com to apply

Proposals will be accepted for support twice yearly. Proposals must be submitted by January 10 for awards given in May and July 15 for awards given in December.

If you have any questions, please email us at [email protected]

For more details, visit The Leakey Foundation website.

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