Linguistics

Deadline Date: 01/16/2018

Agency: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Scope: 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, semantics, 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. The Linguistics Program accepts proposals for a variety of project types: research proposals from scholars with PhDs or equivalent degrees, proposals for Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement (DDRI) awards, and CAREER proposals. NSF will also consider proposals for workshops, conferences, and training activities. Proposals for will be held less than one year after submission may be returned without review. Website: www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5408