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Announcing the 2024 Francis H. Brown African Scholars

The Leakey Foundation is proud to announce the 2024 Francis H. Brown African Scholars. Every year, through this scholarship fund, the foundation supports East African students and researchers working in the earth sciences or botany related to human origins. 

Announcing the 2024 Baldwin Fellows

The Leakey Foundation is proud to announce the 2024 Baldwin Fellowship recipients. The 11 new and returning Baldwin Fellows represent eight countries, nine academic institutions, and a wide variety of scientific disciplines.

Field Notes: My Time with Titis

What is it like to study titi monkeys in the Amazon Rainforest? Leakey Foundation grantee David Wood says the worst part is the sweat bees.

Jane Goodall’s 90-Dog Salute

When Jane Goodall was asked how she wanted to spend her 90th birthday, the trailblazing primatologist said, “With dogs.”

I [name], of [city, state ZIP], bequeath the sum of $[ ] or [ ] percent of my estate to L.S.B. Leakey Foundation for Research Related to Man’s Origins, Behavior & Survival, (dba The Leakey Foundation), a nonprofit organization with a business address of 1003B O’Reilly Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94129 and a tax identification number 95-2536475 for its unrestricted use and purpose.

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