Awards & Grants

ILA Helen M. Robinson Grant

This US$1,200 grant established in memory of Helen M. Robinson is given annually to support a doctoral student in the early stages of his or her dissertation research in reading and literacy. Dr. Robinson devoted much of her work to developing a better understanding of instructional interventions. This grant will be used to support eligible dissertation research in this area. Applicants must be ILA members.

Deadline: January 15

Guidelines

Application

Recent recipients

2017

Cassie Brownell

Cassie Brownell, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Cultivating a Compositional Fluency in the Elementary English Language Arts Classroom

 

2016

Colleen Whittingham
Local Literacies, Preschool Practices, Sponsored Spaces: A Case of One Ethnically and Linguistically Diverse Preschool Classroom

2015

Lina Trigos-Carrillo
Academic Literacies of LA College Students

2014

Junko Sakoi
Children's Literary Responses and Teachers' Perspectives and Experiences With Graphic Forms of Texts

2013

Eric Claravall
Examining the Potential of the Teacher as Researcher Model in Developing Morphological Awareness Among Struggling Readers

For additional information, contact ILAAwards@reading.org.