Leakey Foundation is pleased to offer the Research Grants to encourage PhD students to take their career to the next level.

The research program is open to advanced doctoral students and established scientists from around the world.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, applicants must meet all the following:

  • International applicants are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be advanced doctoral students and PhDs.

Method of Application

Take a step to build your career with this research grant. To apply, applicants need to create an account online. All applications must be in English.


Most programs given to doctoral students are in the range of $ 3,000- $ 15,000. Grants to senior scientists and post-doctoral students can be given up to $ 25,000.

Scholarship Application Deadline: For fall July 15th, 2019.

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