Awards & Grants

ILA Helen M. Robinson Grant

This US$1,200 grant established in memory of Helen M. Robinson may be 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 dissertation research in this area. Applicants must be ILA members.

Deadline: January 15



Recent recipients


Colleen Whittingham

Colleen Whittingham, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
Local Literacies, Preschool Practices, Sponsored Spaces: A Case of One Ethnically and Linguistically Diverse Preschool Classroom



Lina Trigos-Carrillo
Academic Literacies of LA College Students


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


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


Wilma Benitez-Rivera
Efficacy of A2C Strategy for Improving Sentence Comprehension in English Language Learners

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