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SBE Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (DDRIG) in Documenting Endangered Languages

Details
External

Funder: 

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Type: 

Grant
Discipline

Discipline: 

Cultural Studies
Information Sciences
Language Sciences
Library Sciences
Eligibility Qualifications

Eligibility: 

Graduate student
Max Amount

Maximum amount: 

$12,000
Activities

Activities funded: 

Dissertation/Thesis
Research
Deadlines

Due date: 

09/16/2019

Additional due dates: 

09/15/2020
Description

This funding partnership--Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL): Data, Infrastructure and Computational Methods--between 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 7,000 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 Opportunities Keywords: 

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

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