Programmes


  • Walking Tall Educational Theatre Project

    Walking Tall is PAST’s signature educational initiative and the foundation of its overall mission to promote and protect humankind’s rich fossil heritage in Africa. Walking Tall offers workshops for secondary school learners and educators that harness this heritage to increase scientific literac ...

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  • Degree Support for Students at African Universities

    To provide bursaries for postgraduate students in the origin sciences at Honors, Masters and Doctoral levels, post- doctoral fellowships, and funds facilitating the participation of African students in established origin sciences field schools.

  • Technical Training and Capacity Support

    To provide training and support for field and laboratory technical assistants working on fossil survey and excavation, and the preparation, casting and curation of fossil collections.

  • Young African Scientist Development

    To provide basic research support for recent Masters and Doctoral degree recipients in the origin sciences so that their skills are retained in Africa.

  • Research Project Support

    To provide funding for cutting-edge museum, laboratory or field research in the origin sciences conducted by senior scientists based at African institutions.

  • Origins Sciences Publication and Conferences

    To support the publishing of research results in the African origin sciences by providing partial funding for Africa-based scientific journal publication costs and for conferences of African origin sciences associations.