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: June 1, 2020



Recent recipients


Blythe Anderson

Blythe Anderson, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Investigating K–2 Teachers’ Vocabulary and Science Talk Over the Course of Professional Development



John Strong
The Effects and Social Validity of a Text Structure Intervention for Reading and Writing in Fourth and Fifth Grade


Miranda Fitzgerald
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


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