Documenting Endangered Languages
The summary for the Documenting Endangered Languages grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the National Science Foundation, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
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 from sixto twelve months.
|Federal Grant Title:||Documenting Endangered Languages|
|Federal Agency Name:||National Science Foundation|
|Type of Opportunity:||Discretionary|
|Funding Opportunity Number:||16-576|
|Type of Funding:||Information not provided|
|CFDA Numbers:||327035, 327037, 327036, 327034, 327039|
|CFDA Descriptions:||Geosciences; Computer and Information Science and Engineering; Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences; Education and Human Resources|
|Current Application Deadline:||Sep 26, 2016 Submission Deadline for Senior Resea|
|Original Application Deadline:||Sep 26, 2016 Submission Deadline for Senior Resea|
|Posted Date:||Jun 29, 2016|
|Creation Date:||Jun 29, 2016|
|Archive Date:||Oct 16, 2030|
|Total Program Funding:||$4,500,000|
|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.
Tribal organizations and other American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian serving organizations.
*Who May Serve as PI:
For SENIOR RESEARCH GRANTS: There are no restrictions orlimits.
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”.
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