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.

This grant is suspended until further notice pending available funding.

Recent recipients

2020

Karis Jones 

Karis Jones, New York University, New York, NY
Fandom kingdom: Analysis of metadiscourse across fandom spaces and issues of power and transformation

 

2019

Stephanie Reid, Arizona State University, Phoenix
Multimodality Matters: Exploring Words, Images, and Design Features in a Seventh-Grade English Language Arts Classroom

2018

Jungmin Kwon
Moving Across Linguistic, Cultural, and Geographic Boundaries: A Multi-sited Ethnographic Case Study of Immigrant Children

2017

Cassie Brownell
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

 

For additional information, contact ILAAwards@reading.org.