Dynamic Language Infrastructure – Documenting Endangered Languages Fellowships - Senior Research Proposals and Conferences
NSF Dynamic Language Infrastructure - NEH Documenting Endangered Languages (DLI-DEL) - data, infrastructure and computational methods
NSF 20-603 https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20603/nsf20603.htm
Application due September 15 annually, and February 15 annually
Applications are submitted to NSF for review.
Upon completion of the review process, the administration of awards is conducted separately by NEH or NSF.
The Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL) program is a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop and advance knowledge concerning endangered human languages. Made urgent by the imminent death of an estimated half of the 6,000-7,000 currently used languages, this effort aims also to exploit advances in information technology. Awards support fieldwork and other activities relevant to recording, documenting, and archiving endangered languages, including the preparation of lexicons, grammars, text samples, and databases. Note: a conference proposal should generally be submitted at least a year in advance of the scheduled date of the conference.