2016 Franklin Mosher Badwin Memorial Fellowships for Developing Country Students

Application Deadline:

New Applicants:  February 15th
Returning Applicants:  March 1st

Franklin Mosher Baldwin Memorial Fellowships are intended for scholars and students with citizenship in a developing country who wish to obtain education or training from an institution outside of the student’s home country. This award is for a program of approved, advanced special training or studies leading towards an MA or PhD. It is limited to two years of support. The maximum award is limited to $15,000 per year.

The Baldwin Fellowship program is based on a realistic assessment of needs and priorities. Many developing nations possess extraordinary resources in the field of prehistory. The stewardship and careful use of these assets is a task of international importance. By enabling bright young scholars to obtain graduate education, The Leakey Foundation is helping to equip these individuals to assume a leadership role in the future of paleoanthropology and primatology.

If you are thinking of applying for a Baldwin Fellowship ask yourself the following questions:

  • Am I enrolled in a MA, MS, PhD or equivalent program related to the study of human origins or evolution?
  • Have I been accepted or have a provisional acceptance to a host institution?
  • Do I have financial assistance from the host institution?
  • Do I intend to return and work in my home country upon completion of training?

 Eligibility Requirements

  • Only scholars with citizenship in a developing country are eligible.
  • The applicant must have a Home Sponsor who is a member of the institution where the applicant is affiliated in the home country, as well as a Host Sponsor who is a member of the institution which the candidate plans to pursue training

Amount and Duration of Awards

Awards are limited to two years. The maximum award is limited to $15,000 per year.

Budgetary Guidelines

Baldwin Fellowships may be used to cover tuition, travel, living expenses, student fees, insurance, books, and other relevant categories of expenditure.

Apply Now for the 2016 Franklin Mosher Badwin Memorial Fellowships

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Franklin Mosher Badwin Memorial Fellowships

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