Linguistics Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards (Ling-DDRI)

Award Info:

Proposal budgets cannot exceed $12,000 in direct costs for the entire duration of the award. The maximum project duration is 24 months.

Deadlines: January 15 and July 15


DDRI proposals must be submitted with a principal investigator (PI) and a co-principal investigator (co-PI). The PI must be the advisor of the doctoral student or another faculty member at the U.S. university where the doctoral student is enrolled. The doctoral student must be a co-PI.

Doctoral dissertation research improvement (DDRI) awards provide support to enhance and improve the dissertation projects conducted by doctoral students enrolled in U.S. universities who are conducting scientific research that enhances basic scientific knowledge. As noted in the title of the awards, DDRI awards are meant to improve the conduct of the dissertation research. All DDRI proposals recommended for funding by the Linguistics Program must clearly demonstrate how the proposed research will contribute to the advancement of the basic science of language and linguistics.

Annual deadlines of January 15 and July 15