Kleanza's Indigenous Language Revitalization Grant

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Kleanza’s Indigenous Language Revitalization Grant

 

Nothing  makes  us  happier  at  Kleanza  than  giving  back  to  the  communities  that  we  work  with.  Applicants   are  now  invited  to  apply  for  Kleanza’s  Indigenous  Language  Revitalization  Grant.  This  scholarship  is   intended  to  celebrate  the  efforts  and  successes  of  indigenous  people  in  various  capacities  of  language   revitalization,  and  will  be  awarded  to  an  individual  or  group  who  has  in  some  way  contributed  to  the   revitalization  of  indigenous  languages.  The  award  is  valued  at  $1500.     Some  examples  of  language  revitalization  programs  may  include:   • • •

Continuing  documentation  of  indigenous  languages   Improving  linguistic  integrity  through  the  analysis  of  grammar  and  phonology   Teaching  indigenous  languages  within  indigenous  communities  

Use  of  the  funds  can  be  used  at  the  discretion  of  the  organization.  Some  examples  include:   • •

Hardware  (computers,  voice  recorders,  writing  materials,  books,  etc.)   Software  (development,  or  purchase  of,  software  to  aid  in  language  revitalization)  

Eligibility Requirements: •

Applicants  must  already  have  established,  or  be  in  the  process  of  establishing,  a  language   program,  with  clear  goals,  mandates,  outcomes,  and  outreach  within  associated  communities  in   British  Columbia  

Application Process: • •



Applicants  must  submit  their  application  no  later  than  July  1,  2015.  The  scholarship  will  be   awarded  by  September  15,  2015.   Applicants’  application  package  must  include:   o Up  to  four  page  letter  describing  the  research  goals,  history,  mandate,  and  successes  of   the  individuals  involved,  as  well  as  the  organization  itself.   o A  budget  outlining  how  the  funds  would  be  used.   o A  CV  of  the  lead  researcher/organizer.   The  award  recipient  will  be  decided  upon  by  Kleanza’s  Awards  Committee  

Deadline for the 2015 award application: July 1, 2015 Email application package to: [email protected]  

1             220-­‐328  West  Hastings  St.  |  Vancouver,  BC  |  V6B  1K6  |  t.  604.563.5243|[email protected]  

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Kleanza's Indigenous Language Revitalization Grant

          Kleanza’s Indigenous Language Revitalization Grant   Nothing  makes  us  happier  at  Kleanza  than  giving  back  to  the  commu...

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