Awards & Grants

ILA Steven A. Stahl Research Grant

This US$1,000 award was established to honor the memory and work of Steven A. Stahl by encouraging and supporting promising graduate students in their research. This grant will be awarded annually to a recipient with at least three years of teaching experience who is conducting classroom research (including action research) focused on improving reading instruction and children's reading achievement. Applicants must be ILA members.

Sponsored by Katherine Stahl

Deadline: January 15



Recent recipients


Miranda Fitzgerald

Miranda Fitzgerald, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Texts and Literacy Tasks in Elementary Project-Based Science



Margaret Troyer
Teaching by the Book: Teacher Implementation of a Reading Intervention


Katherine Wright
Writing to Learn in Science Class


Carrie Symons
Meaning-Making Across Genres With English Learners: A Functional Grammar Approach to Reading Comprehension in a Fourth-Grade Classroom


Angela Williams
Using Students' Perceptions and the MUSIC Model of Academic Motivation to Improve Reading Motivation and Achievement in an Elementary Classroom

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