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Budget Guidelines

You must submit a detailed budget with your online application.

The maximum award for the Engaged Anthropology Grant is US$5,000. Applicants should submit a budget within this limit.

Provide a budget only for the items and amounts you are requesting from Wenner-Gren. If your project is dependent on funding from more than one source, you should include a brief description of the items not covered in your Wenner-Gren budget together with the cost of these items. Please also include a statement of the feasibility of your project if additional funding is not forthcoming.

It is important to include a detailed breakdown of the budget, showing how expenses were estimated in each category. You should use the categories listed below when relevant and be detailed in your justification/explanation. Items not fully justified will not be considered.

Expenses allowed:

  1. Expenses directly related and essential to the project, including travel, living expenses during project and any project assistance, visa fees, and other relevant research expenditures. Childcare expenses will be considered if no adult family member accompanies the applicant and child(ren) into the field.
  2. Per Diem expenses should be an accurate reflection of the actual costs of carrying out the project. The