The Francis H. Brown African Scholarship is a much-needed resource for aspiring East African earth scientists and botanists.
- 15th July 2024
- 10th January 2024
About the Francis H. Brown African Scholarship: The purpose of the Francis H. Brown African Scholarship Fund is to expand human knowledge and scientific interest in earth sciences and botany related to human origins by providing financial assistance to East African researchers and students pursuing research in these areas. The fund is further intended to support research that builds on the work of Dr. Francis H. Brown and builds capacity in the earth and botanical sciences in East African institutions.
Eligibility: Students or researchers of African heritage who are citizens of Kenya, Ethiopia or Eritrea who (a) are pursuing a doctoral degree at an accredited university, preferably from, but not limited to, an institution located in sub-Saharan Africa or (b) have completed their doctoral degrees no longer than six years prior to the time of application for funding from this source. Applicants shall demonstrate a commitment to a career in their field of study with an emphasis on research and teaching in his/her country of origin following the completion of his/her degree.
Eligible Countries: Kenya, Ethiopia or Eritrea
To be Taken at (Country): Kenya, Ethiopia or Eritrea
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Francis H. Brown African Scholarship: The maximum award amount is $25,000.
How to Apply: Proposals will be accepted for support twice yearly. Proposals must be submitted by January 10 for awards given in May and July 15 for awards given in December.