Grants & Research programs

We have a searchable database of funding resources for students and researchers in our field

ResourceOrganisation: AwardEligableGrant typeCurrencyValueDeadlineNotesLink
Notice BoardAnimals and SocietyNAResearch$NANotice board with postings for animal related funding and jobshuman-animal-studies
GrantASAB: Conference grantStudent; PD; PITravel; Conference£500Feb; June; OctThe award provides a contribution towards the cost of registration, accommodation, and meals, as well as the cost of travel to and from ASAB conference.ASAB conference-grants
GrantASAB: Research grantStudent; PD; PIResearch£10000October 1all areas of animal behaviour, must be ASAB member for 1yr priorASAB research-grants
Search EngineCampus FranceNAStipend; ResearchENAsearch engine for scholarships and programs in Francehttps://www.campusfrance.org/en
Search EngineCampus FranceNAStipend; ResearchENAsearch engine for scholarships and programs in Francehttp://campusbourses.campusfrance.org/fria/bourse/#/catalog
GrantCarnegie TrustPDResearch£15000March 11Early career (post-PhD)https://www.carnegie-trust.org/award-schemes/research-incentive-grants/
GrantCarnegie TrustPD; PIWorkshop£50000rollingSkills exchanges. Expression of interest -> 6-8weeks -> full proposal -> 3mhttps://www.carnegie-trust.org/award-schemes/research-workshops/
GrantCompany of BiologistsStudent; PD; PITravel; Conference£500rolling (4x per year)travel to conferences, workshops, research trips and laboratory visits.https://www.sebiology.org/grants-and-funding/training-and-travel-grants/cob-travel-grant
GrantDaphne Jackson FellowshipsPDStipend£NADaphne Jackson Fellowships are retraining fellowships for women and men who have taken a break of two years or more from STEM research for family, caring or health reasons. UK residency required.https://daphnejackson.org/about-fellowships/application-process/
Search EngineEURAXESSNAStipend; ResearchENAsearch engine for scholarships, grants, awards - EU focusedhttps://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/funding/search
Search EngineEuropean FundingNAStipend; ResearchENAsearch engine for scholarships, grants, awards - EU focusedhttp://www.european-funding-guide.eu/
Crowdfunding platformExperiment.comStudent; PD; PIResearchNANAProjects reviewed each 1st & 3rd Monday/Month | Fully funded projects are charged a fee | Researcher's bank must be US, UK, Canada & Australiahttps://experiment.com/faq
GrantIPSStudent; PD; PIResearch$1500March 1addition $500 for community conservation componenthttp://www.internationalprimatologicalsociety.org/research.cfm
GrantIPSStudent; PD; PIConservation$1500March 1addition $500 for community conservation componenthttp://www.internationalprimatologicalsociety.org/conservation.cfm
Notice BoardJohns Hopkins UniversityNAStipend; Research$NAList of federal and private funing opportunitieshttps://research.jhu.edu/rdt/funding-opportunities/graduate/
Notice BoardJohns Hopkins UniversityNAStipend; Research$NAList of federal and private funing opportunities: postdoc onlyhttps://research.jhu.edu/rdt/funding-opportunities/postdoctoral/
Notice BoardJohns Hopkins UniversityNAStipend; Research$NAList of federal and private funing opportunities: early career specifichttps://research.jhu.edu/rdt/funding-opportunities/early-career/
GrantLeverhulme: Early Career FellowshipPDResearch£50000Feb 2021Funding for experienced researchers, in academia or as established independent researchers, to undertake research on a topic of their choice. Funding covers research costs, replacement teaching costs, or loss of earnings.https://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/funding/grant-schemes/research-fellowships
GrantLeverhulme: FellowshipPDResearch£60000Nov 2020experienced researchers in any discipline, to complete a piece of researchhttps://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/research-fellowships
GrantLeverhulme: International FellowshipPDResearch; Travel£50000Nov 2020established researchers to develop new knowledge, skills and ideas in one or more research centres outside the UKhttps://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/international_fellowships
GrantLeverhulme: Philip Leverhulme PrizePDResearch£100000May 2021researchers at an early stage of their careers whose work has had international impact and whose future research career is exceptionally promising - to use for any research purposehttps://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/philip-leverhulme-prizes
GrantLeverhulme: Research GrantStudent; PD; PIResearch£500000March; Sept; Decresearch with position to tackle a projecthttps://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/research-project-grants
GrantLeverhulme: Research Leadership AwardPIResearch£10000000currently closedestablished resarchers need to build a team to answer a Questionhttps://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/research-leadership-awards
GrantLeverhulme: Study AbroadStudent; PD; PIResearch; Travel£21000Jan 2021students to study or undertake research at a centre of learning in any country except the UK or USAhttps://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/study-abroad-studentships
GrantMorris Animal Foundation Wildlife GrantsPD, PIResearch (w/ practical application)$75000Novbridge science and resources for animal health and welbeinghttps://www.morrisanimalfoundation.org/apply
Search EngineNational Science FoundationNAStipend; Research$NAsearch engine for US National Science Foundation fundingwww.nsf.gov
ArticleNatureStudent; PD; PIStipend; ResearchNANANews article on crowdfundinghttps://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00104-1
GrantNERCPIResearch£800000July; Janall areas of animal behaviour; demand managed by universityhttps://nerc.ukri.org/funding/available/researchgrants/standard/
Crowdfunding platformPatreonStudent; PD; PIResearchNANAArt focused - but lots of sci-art and sci-comm exampleswww.patreon.com
Search EnginePetersonsNAStipend; ResearchNANAsearch engine for scholarships, grants, awardshttps://www.petersons.com/scholarship-search.aspx
GrantPhysiological Society Travel grantStudent; PD; PITravel; Conference£100-700rollingtravel grants help physiologists attend conferences and workshopshttps://www.physoc.org/supporting-you/grants/travel-grants/
GrantRoyal Anthropological InstituteStudent; PD; PIResearch£NARoyal Anthropological Institute and Anthropologists’ Fund for Urgent Anthropological Research (AFUAR); UK host insitutionhttps://www.therai.org.uk/awards/fellowships/urgent-anthropology-fellowship
GrantRoyal Anthropological Institute: Emslie Horniman Anthropological Scholarship FundPD; PIResearch£10000Marencourage postgraduates to pursue fieldwork, and so to develop their careers as anthropologists/archaeologistshttps://www.therai.org.uk/awards/research-grants/emslie-horniman-anthropological-scholarship-fund
GrantRoyal Society BiologyStudent; PDTravel£5002021opportunity of overseas travel in connection with biological study, teaching or research to those who would otherwise be unlikely to have it.https://www.rsb.org.uk/get-involved/grants/travel-grants/travel-grants-affiliate-amrsb
GrantRuggles-Gates FundStudentResearch£1500MarBiological Anthropology focused (must have BSc, but not yet finished PhD)https://www.therai.org.uk/awards/research-grants/ruggles-gates-fund-for-biological-anthropology
GrantSantander - St Leonard's Postgraduate College Research Mobility AwardsStudent; PDTravel; Research£1000Jan 17For any postgrad student, to cover field work/research visit/conferencewww.st-andrews.ac.uk/pgstudents/stleonards/community/santander/
GrantSantander - St Leonard's Postgraduate College Research Mobility AwardsStudent; PDTravel; Research£1000May 8For any postgrad student, to cover field work/research visit/conferencewww.st-andrews.ac.uk/pgstudents/stleonards/community/santander/
GrantUK gov Darwin Initiative (Developing nation fellowship)PIFellowship£stipend & feesJan 21capacity building for researchers from developing countries; can be used for MSc fellowship
GrantUK gov Darwin Initiative (Research grant)PIResearch; Conservation£500000Sept 1min £50k; wildlife and habitat conservation in developing countrieshttps://www.gov.uk/guidance/darwin-initiative-applying-for-main-project-funding
Search EngineUS GovernmentNAStipend; Research$NAsearch engine for US federal fundinghttps://www.grants.gov/
GrantWenner Gren Foundation: Conference and WorkshopsStudent, PD, PIWorkshop; Conference$20000Jun; Decpriority is given to events that foster the creation of an international community of research scholars in anthropology and advance significant and innovative anthropological researchhttp://www.wennergren.org/programs/conference-and-workshop-grants
GrantWenner Gren Foundation: Dissertation Fieldwork GrantsStudentResearch$20000May; Novawarded to aid doctoral or thesis researchhttp://www.wennergren.org/programs/dissertation-fieldwork-grants
GrantWenner Gren Foundation: Engaged Anthro diseminationStudent, PD, PIImpact$5000Augdesigned to enable grantees to return to their research locale to share their research results with: The community in which the research was conducted, and/or the academic/anthropological community in the region or country of research.http://www.wennergren.org/programs/engaged-anthropology-grant
GrantWenner Gren Foundation: Engaged ResearchStudent, PD, PIResearch$20000NAsupport research partnerships that empower those who have historically been among those researched in anthropology, rather than researchers themselveshttp://www.wennergren.org/programs/engaged-research-grants
GrantWenner Gren Foundation: Fejos Postdoctoral Fellowship in Ethnographic FilmStudent, PD, PIResearch$40000support the completion of ethnographic film/s based on anthropological research already accomplished by the applicanthttp://www.wennergren.org/programs/fejos-postdoctoral-fellowship-ethnographic-film
GrantWenner Gren Foundation: Global Iniative GrantStudent, PD, PIResearch$20000Mayone-time projects designed to meet a need not addressed by our other programshttp://www.wennergren.org/programs/global-initiatives-grants
GrantWenner Gren Foundation: Hunt writing fellowshipPDStipend$40000MayHunt Postdoctoral Fellowships support the writing-up of already completed researchhttp://www.wennergren.org/programs/hunt-postdoctoral-fellowships
GrantWenner Gren Foundation: Post-Ph.D. Research GrantsPDResearch$20000May; Novawarded to individuals holding a Ph.D. or equivalent degree to support individual research projects.http://www.wennergren.org/programs/post-phd-research-grants
GrantWenner Gren Foundation: SeminarsStudent, PD, PISeminars$Octsmall five-day workshops that bring together scholars at different stages of their career for conversations addressing one or more of the Foundation’s strategic goalshttp://www.wennergren.org/programs/wenner-gren-symposia-and-seminars
GrantWenner Gren Foundation: Wadsworth African FellowshipsStudentStipend; Research$17500Decintended to provide support for African students undertaking study leading to a Ph.D. at a South African universityhttp://www.wennergren.org/programs/wadsworth-african-fellowships
GrantWenner Gren Foundation: Wadsworth International FellowshipsStudentStipend; Research$17500Marintended to provide support for students undertaking study leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree at universities where they can receive international-level training in anthropologyhttp://www.wennergren.org/programs/wadsworth-international-fellowships
GrantNational GeographicStudent, PD, PIResearch$30000Jan10-30000 typically; request for funding by an experienced project leader in the areas of conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technologyhttps://www.nationalgeographic.org/funding-opportunities/grants/what-we-fund/
GrantAPEX AwardsPIResearch; Teaching buyout£100000OctPromote collaboration across disciplines, with a particular emphasis on the boundary between science, engineering and the social sciences and humanitieshttps://www.raeng.org.uk/grants-prizes/grants/support-for-research/apex-awards
GrantSchlumberger Fellowship - Faculty of the FuturePhD, PD (women only; developing nations)Stipend; Research$40000paNovseeks to positively impact gender balance in science disciplines by reinforcing the presence and qualifications of women in developing and emerging economies.https://www.slb.com/who-we-are/schlumberger-foundation/faculty-for-the-future-general-faqs
GrantLeakey FoundationPhD, PDResearch$25000Jan 10th; July 15thexclusively funds research related to human origins. Priority of funding is commonly given to exploratory phases of promising new research projectshttps://leakeyfoundation.org/grants/research-grants/
GrantLeakey FoundationEast African student, researcherResearch$25000Jan 10th; July 15thexpand human knowledge and scientific interest in earth sciences and botany related to human origins by providing financial assistance to East African researchers and studentshttps://leakeyfoundation.org/grants/francisbrownfund/
GrantLeakey FoundationStudents countries limited resourcesField school costs$2000rollingprovides up to $2,000 towards field school tuition for students who are from countries with limited resources to support training in fieldwork related to human origins research.https://leakeyfoundation.org/grants/fieldschool/
GrantBritish Academy/LeverhulmePost doc/PIResearch£10000Novprovided to cover the cost of the expenses arising from a defined research projecthttps://www.thebritishacademy.ac.uk/funding/ba-leverhulme-small-research-grants/
GrantExplorers ClubStudentResearch$5000Decsupports exploration and field research for those who are just beginning their research careershttps://explorers.org/expeditions/funding/expedition_grants
GrantRoyal Geographic society: Nevile ShulmanResearcherResearch (exploration)£5000Novfurther the understanding and exploration of the planet - its cultures, peoples and environments - while promoting personal development through the intellectual or physical challenges involved in undertaking a research project or expeditionhttps://www.rgs.org/in-the-field/in-the-field-grants/expedition-grants/neville-shulman-challenge-award/
GrantRoyal Geographic society: Thesiger-Oman International FellowshipsPost doc/PIResearch (exploration)£8000Novadvance geographical knowledge, involving fieldwork, in an arid or semi-arid environmenthttps://www.rgs.org/in-the-field/in-the-field-grants/research-grants/thesiger-oman-fellowship/
GrantRoyal Geographic society: Gilchrist FieldworkPost doc/PIResearch (exploration)£15000see summer 2021original and challenging overseas fieldwork carried out by small teamshttps://www.rgs.org/in-the-field/in-the-field-grants/research-grants/gilchrist-fieldwork-award/
GrantRoyal Geographic society: Environment and SustainabiltyPost doc/PIResearch (exploration)£15000Febsome of the bigger issues of environmental sustainabilityhttps://www.rgs.org/in-the-field/in-the-field-grants/research-grants/environment-and-sustainability-research-grants/
GrantScientific Exploration SocietyAnyoneResearch (exploration)£4-7000AprilExploration - photography and film-making, research, challengeshttps://www.ses-explore.org/explorer-awards