We invite applications from grants, bursaries, conferences and publications from researchers, educators and post-graduate students at African institutions in support of projects involving palaeoanthropology, palaeontology, archaeology and cognate disciplines. The following categories of funding are available:

  • Post-graduate degree support
  • Technical training and capacity support
  • Young African scientist development support
  • Research project support
  • Conference and publication support
  • Educational outreach and public understanding projects in collaboration with PAST’s ongoing programmes in these areas

Applicants are requested to download, complete and submit the application form below. Please read the Application Guidelines and also familiarise yourself with the Progress Report Guidelines and Progress Report requirement and any other special conditions that PAST might impose on grant recipients. Applications undergo a rigorous vetting process; once you have received a notification regarding your application, no further correspondence regarding the application will be entered into.

Application forms and guidelines:

PAST Call For Applications Q2 2018

Grant Application Guidelines

Grant Application Form

Conference-Workshop Application Form

Progress Report Guidelines

Progress Report Form