The Francis H. Brown African support will provide an award amount worth up to $25,000 to the highly motivated students funded by the Leakey Foundation for the academic year 2021-2022.
The purpose for this scholarship opportunity 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.
Application Deadline: July 15, 2023
Eligible Countries: Kenya, Ethiopia and Eritrea Students
Type: Doctoral degree
Value of Award: Up to $25,000
Number of Awards: Not Known
- Applicants must be citizens of Kenya, Ethiopia or Eritrea;
- Applicants must be pursuing a doctoral degree at an accredited university, preferably from, but not limited to, an institution located in sub-Saharan Africa;
- Applicants must have completed their doctoral degrees no longer than six years before 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.