We provide funding for several origin-sciences conferences in Africa and grants for African-based scientists to attend and present their research.
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We invest in the future leaders. Apply for financial support for postgraduate degrees and fellowships at established, African origin sciences field schools and universities.
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Improve your skill as a technician by honing your surveying, excavating, casting and curating skills in the field and laboratory with PAST’s funds for technical training.
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Keep learning and growing as an African origin science leader even after you complete your postgraduate studies with PAST’s technical and financial support.
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Get funding for cutting edge research - in museums, laboratories or in the field – conducted by senior scientists affiliated with African institutions.
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PAST supports research from beginning to end. We support Africa’s two major origin science journals, Palaeontologica Africana and the South African Archaeological Bulletin.
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PAST is a certified Non-Profit Organisation.