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Awards & Grants

Travel Grants for Educators

Travel Grants for Educators provide support to educators from any country to attend the International Literacy Association (ILA) Conference or another association-sponsored meeting that is held outside the educators' own continent. Applicants must be active ILA members and must also be members of an ILA International Affiliate.

Deadline: December 31 (for meetings between July 1 and June 30 of the following year)


Recent recipients


Marique Daugherty, Jamaica
Kathryn Phillips, Nigeria




Chin Idirisu Medorni, Cameroon
Margaret Muthiga, Kenya


Annette Mpuga, Uganda
Maili Liinev
Maura McMahon


Jasmine Dwyer
Rawia Hayik

For additional information, contact