Jeff Heath Receives Funding From the National Endowment for the Humanities as Part of the Documenting Endangered Languages Program
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) awarded Professor Jeff Heath funding as part of its Documenting Endangered Languages program. This program is a joint venture between the National Science Foundation and NEH that is dedicated to the documentation and preservation of endangered languages.
This year, the NEH awarded a total of $21.7 million to 208 humanities projects. Of those, ten were focused on linguistic research and language related research, totaling $1,001,920. Heath received funding for his research, “Documentation of Mber and Tiefo-D Languages of West Africa.”