The Leakey Foundation 2012 Spring Grants Reports

The Leakey Foundation 2012 Spring Grants Reports

Scientists are turning to The Leakey Foundation for funding now more than ever.

During the most recent grants cycle, Spring 2012, we received a record number of applications (the highest number in 44 years). The competition was stiff, and the funding decisions were even more difficult than usual. Here is a breakdown of some statistics for the cycle:

We received 111 grant applications, including 3 applications for Franklin Mosher Baldwin Fellowships. Of the 111 applications we received, 41 were in the Behavior category, and 60 were in the Paleoanthropology category, with 7 listed in both Behavior and Paleo.

We funded 27 grants, for a total of $333,004.00. This included:

3 Baldwin grants, for $34,000.00

12 grants, for $119,504.00

14 Paleoanthropology grants, for $189,500.00

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AuthorBeth Green