Awards & Grants

Helen M. Robinson Grant

The International Literacy Association (ILA) Helen M. Robinson Grant is a US$1,200 grant established in memory of Helen M. Robinson to support a doctoral student in the early stages of their dissertation research in the area of reading and literacy.

Deadline: March 30, 2023


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Recent recipients


Karis Jones 

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



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


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


Cassie Brownell
Cultivating a Compositional Fluency in the Elementary English Language Arts Classroom


Colleen Whittingham
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


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