Linguistics Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards
This solicitation should be used by doctoral students and their advisors who are interested in submitting proposals for Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement (DDRI) awards. The solicitation for regular research proposals may be accessed via http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5408&org=BCS&from=home.
Important Information for Proposers
A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 16-1), is
effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 25, 2016. Please be advised that, depending
on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 16-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this
Full Proposal Target Date: July 15, 2016
July 15, Annually Thereafter
Full Proposal Target Date: January 17, 2017
January 15, Annually Thereafter
The Linguistics Program supports basic science in the domain of human language, encompassing investigations of the grammatical properties of individual human languages, and of natural language in general. Research areas include syntax, linguistic semantics and pragmatics, morphology, phonetics, and phonology.
The program encourages projects that are interdisciplinary in methodological or theoretical perspective, and that address questions that cross disciplinary boundaries, such as (but not limited to):
The Linguistics Program does not make awards to support clinical research projects, nor does it support work to develop or assess pedagogical methods or tools for language instruction.
DDRI proposals to document the linguistic properties of endangered languages should be submitted to the Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL) Program: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=12816.
This program provides educational opportunities for
Individuals interested in applying for funding should see the program guidelines above.
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