LINGUIST List 31.2669

Thu Aug 27 2020

FYI: Endangered Languages Fellowships through NEH

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 27-Aug-2020
From: Stefanie Walker <>
Subject: Endangered Languages Fellowships through NEH
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The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announces the availability of Dynamic Language Infrastructure – Documenting Endangered Languages (DLI-DEL) Fellowships (, part of the Dynamic Language Infrastructure – Documenting Endangered Languages (DLI-DEL) program jointly funded by NEH and the National Science Foundation (NSF).

DLI-DEL Fellowships support scholarly analysis and documentation of an estimated 7,000 languages that are at risk of extinction across the globe. Applications for DLI-DEL Fellowships are submitted by and awarded to individuals (not institutions or organizations). See the following link for a list of past awards.

Fellowship awards can be from six to twelve months with a monthly stipend of $5,000, making the minimum award $30,000 and the maximum $60,000. Please consult the Notice of Funding Opportunity for DLI-DEL Fellowships ( for further details on how to apply.

A pre-application webinar DLI-DEL Fellowships: What's New and Application Tips is being offered on August 31, 2:00 PM, EDT. Please register at Closed captioning is available.

Contact Stefanie Walker ( or with questions about DLI-DEL Fellowships.

For information about related institutional Senior Research Grants through NEH and NSF, please see the program pages at NEH’s Division of Preservation & Access and NSF.


Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation

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