Documenting Endangered Languages

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Documenting Endangered Languages: This funding partnership between the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) supports projects to develop and advance knowledge concerning endangered human languages. Made urgent by the imminent death of roughly half of the approximately 7000 currently used languages, this effort aims to exploit advances in information technology to build computational infrastructure for endangered language research. The program supports projects that contribute to data management and archiving, and to the development of the next generation of researchers. Funding can support fieldwork and other activities relevant to the digital recording, documenting, and archiving of endangered languages, including the preparation of lexicons, grammars, text samples, and databases. Funding will be available in the form of one- to three-yearsenior researchgrants as well as fellowships for up to twelve months and doctoral dissertation research improvement grants for up to 24 months.
Federal Grant Title: Documenting Endangered Languages
Federal Agency Name: National Science Foundation
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: 14-580
Type of Funding: Information not provided
CFDA Numbers: 326994, 326993, 326992, 326995
CFDA Descriptions: Geosciences; Computer and Information Science and Engineering; Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences
Current Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2016
Posted Date: Jun 28, 2016
Creation Date: Jun 28, 2016
Archive Date: Oct 15, 2028
Total Program Funding: $4,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: none
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards: 30
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Information not provided
Additional Information on Eligibility
*Who May Submit Proposals: Proposals may only be submitted by the following:
-Non-profit, non-academic organizations: Independent museums, observatories, research labs, professional societies and similar organizations in the U.S. associated with educational or research activities.
-Universities and Colleges - Universities and two- and four-year colleges (including community colleges) accredited in, and having a campus located in, the US acting on behalf of their faculty members. Such organizations also are referred to as academic institutions.
-Unaffiliated Individuals: Scientists, engineers or educators in the U.S. who are U.S. citizens.
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Tribal organizations and other American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian serving organizations.


For DOCTORAL DISSERTATION RESEARCH IMPROVEMENT GRANTS, proposals may only be submitted by the following: Universities and Colleges - Ph.D. granting universities and colleges accredited in, and having a campus located in, the U.S. acting on behalf of their faculty members. Such organizations are also referred to as academic institutions.





*Who May Serve as PI:

For SENIOR RESEARCH GRANTS: No eligibility limit.


For FELLOWSHIPS: U.S. citizens are eligible to apply for fellowships. Foreign nationals who have been living in the United States or its jurisdictions for at least the three years prior to the proposal deadline are also eligible to apply for fellowships. Applicants can be affiliated with an institution or be an unaffiliated individual. Applicants need not have advanced degrees. Individuals currently enrolled in a degree-granting program are ineligible to apply. Applicants who have satisfied all the requirements for a degree and are awaiting its conferral are eligible for DEL Fellowships; but such applicants need a letter from the dean of the conferring school or their department chair attesting to the applicant’s status as of the DEL deadline listed in this solicitation. This signed letter should be uploaded in FastLane as a “Supplementary Document”.


For DOCTORAL DISSERTATION RESEARCH IMPROVEMENT GRANTS: The PI must be the advisor of the doctoral student or a faculty member at the U.S. university where the doctoral student is enrolled. The doctoral student will be the Co-PI.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
NSF Publication 14-580
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