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2012 Spring Grants Report

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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