Penn State Penn State: College of the Liberal Arts
Linguistic Diversity Across the LifespanGraduate Research Traineeship Program

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The NSF Linguistic Diversity (LinDiv) Research Traineeship (NRT) Program application is now open! The deadline to apply for the 2024-25 cohort is February 28, 2024.

Required Materials

  • Statement of interest 
    • Two pages, Times New Roman 12-point font, single spaced. This statement should include a description of past experience relevant to linguistic diversity or technology, how your participation in the program meets your research interest and career goals.
  • CV (up to 4 pages)
  • Unofficial current graduate transcript
  • Letter of support from advisor (sent separately to

Applications will be reviewed by a faculty committee.  A limited number of LinDiv fellowships are available; qualified students who are not awarded fellowships will be invited to participate in the training program as LinDiv-Associates.

For questions about LinDiv training or eligibility, contact Janet van Hell. For questions about the application form, contact Sue Tighe.