- Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants are normally expected to have experience in language documentation work, field work, and/or a suitable academic background. However, as the purpose of small grants is to encourage innovation, any individual or group with a keen interest in documenting an endangered language is eligible to apply.
- Award: Up to £10,000
- Deadline: 5/1/2009 Second Deadline: 8/3/2009
- Details: Small grants are available to support a variety of documentation activities for endangered languages. Small grants can be used for a range of purposes, such as to carry out fieldwork, develop a pilot project, complete a project already begun, or other documentation related goals.
The key objectives of ELDP are: to support the documentation of as many endangered languages as possible; to encourage fieldwork on endangered languages, especially by scholars at an early stage in their academic career with skills in language documentation; to create a repository of language resources for the linguistic, social sciences, and the language communities.
- Keywords: Endangered languages, language documentation, linguistics, fieldwork