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Webinar on Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL) at the NSF

January 6, 2016 | By NEH Staff

A free and accessible webinar is scheduled for January 19, 2016 at 3 pm EST for the Documenting Endangered Languages Program, which is a joint U.S. funding initiative led by the National Science Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities.  DEL grants include fellowships, doctoral dissertation research improvement grants, workshops/conferences, tribal college-research university collaborations, and standard senior grants. U.S. based institutions are eligible to apply for these grants; these include universities, colleges, tribal colleges and universities, tribal-serving institutions or tribal nations, and non-profit, non-academic institutions. (Refer to the solicitation for guidelines on individuals applying for DEL grants.)

The NSF Program Director for Documenting Endangered Languages, Dr. Colleen Fitzgerald, will lead a webinar  on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 3 pm Eastern Standard Time for those interested in submitting.  The next deadline for the program will be September 15, 2016.

This webinar is free and will be archived and accessible later to participants and others.  Webinar attendees *must* register in advance to participate; use the meeting number (747878085) and meeting password (DEL2016webinar!); there is an audio option for those who do not have sufficient bandwidth for videoconferencing with operator-assisted telephone at either toll (+1-203-607-0666) and toll-free (+1-877-951-7311) numbers; the conference host (Colleen Fitzgerald), the password (DEL2016) and an additional passcode (8164451) are provided here.  Any technical questions on registration or logging in for the meeting should be made to the WebEX support team at https://nsf.webex.com/nsf/mc

DEL Webinar Registration and Agenda

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 | 3:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (GMT-05:00)

Conference Leader: Dr. Colleen Fitzgerald, Program Director, Documenting Endangered Languages

Register at this meeting link:  https://nsf.webex.com/nsf/j.php?MTID=m4efb7ecafb70289ce99729e527427f0d

After your request has been approved, you'll receive instructions for joining the meeting. If you already registered for this meeting, you do not need to register again.

*Meeting number: 747 878 085

*Meeting password:  DEL2016webinar!

Can't register? Contact support at https://nsf.webex.com/nsf/mc

For an audio connection only, you can join by phone either by using the WebEX link above and clicking on audio or by calling one of these two phone numbers, giving the conference leader name, password and the participant passcode below:

Phone:  +1-877-951-7311 US Toll free or +1-203-607-0666 US Toll

Conference Leader:  Colleen Fitzgerald

Password: DEL2016

Participant passcode: 8164451

Agenda for the Webinar

-Overview of the DEL program and eligibility

-Pre-proposal activities and process

-Submissions and proposal processing

-Merit review of proposals

-Intellectual merit

-Broader Impacts

-Making a competitive proposal

-Data Management Plans

-Funding and award issues

-Questions and answers

Additional DEL resources online

*DEL Program Page:  http://1.usa.gov/1gryRP9

*Current DEL solicitation:  http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2015/nsf15567/nsf15567.htm

*DEL FAQs:  http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf15116.

*List of recent awards: http://1.usa.gov/1O3cQGy

*DEL Outreach Video Series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLx12labZqbzGbA0rQU0xg5cMzz9rp_dqY