The Franklin Mosher Baldwin award | The Leakey Foundation Baldwin Fellowship for developing Countries
For applicants from underdeveloped nations interested in studying paleoanthropology, primate behavior, and contemporary hunter-gatherer tribes at home and host institutions, the Leakey Foundation offers Baldwin Fellowship Research Grants/Training. Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Zambia, and the Republic of Congo are among the nations that qualify.
Deadlines for The Leakey Foundation Baldwin Fellowship:
The deadline for new applications is February 15th.
Deadline for returning applications is March 1st.
Accepted topics include research on present hunter-gatherer societies, primate behavior, and the origins of humans.
What the Award Is:
- Based on an accurate evaluation of needs and priorities, the Franklin Mosher Baldwin Fellowship program for emerging nations. In the area of prehistory, many developing nations have tremendous riches.
- The prudent management of natural resources is a challenge that has global significance.
- The Leakey Foundation assists in preparing promising young researchers for leadership roles in the field of paleoanthropology by funding their graduate studies.
This award is for an advanced special training program that has been approved, or for studies that are geared toward an MA or PhD.
The following are the requirements for selection:
- Affiliation with or employment at a facility in their country of origin.
- Acceptance conditionally (or proof of application) to the host institution.
- Financial support provided by the hosting institution.
- Intention to finish training with the intention of working back home.
Baldwin Fellowships are open to developing country human origins scholars pursuing advanced degrees (M.A./M.S. or Ph.D.).
Eligibility for The Leakey Foundation Baldwin Fellowship
- Am I studying in a Ph.D., M.S., or equivalent program that focuses on the origins or evolution of humans?
- Has a host institution accepted me or given me a preliminary acceptance?
- Do I receive funding from the host institution?
- After completing my training, do I intend to go back and work there?
- If you can say “Yes” to each of the aforementioned inquiries, you most certainly qualify for a Baldwin Fellowship.
Scholarship Value: Awards are for a two-year period. The annual maximum prize is capped at $15,000.
Scholarship duration: This grant is only valid for a two-year program.
Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Republic of Congo, and other developing nations are among the eligible nations.
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