What is the language revitalization fellowship?

Each year, individuals can apply to Wikitongues for financial support, technical training, and strategic guidance to start or grow a community language project. If your project is selected, you will get:

What is the application timeline?

The 2024 fellowship timeline has not yet been determined, but applications usually open by December.

How many people will be chosen?

The 2024 fellowship cohort size has not yet been determined.

Who can apply?

You can apply if your community’s language (or dialect) is endangered, dormant, or under-resourced. If you’re an outside researcher, you must apply with a member of the community whose language you hope to support.

Do I need to be fluent in my language?

No! If your ancestors spoke the language that you want to revitalize, you are welcome to apply.

What if my country is under sanctions?

If your country is on the U.S. Treasury’s OFAC Sanctions List, you can still apply, but we may not be able to give you a grant. If you have questions about this, please write to hello@wikitongues.org.

Any other questions?

Please write to hello@wikitongues.org.