International Literacy Association/Jeanne S. Chall Research Fellowship

This fellowship is a US$5,000 grant established to encourage and support reading research by promising scholars. Its special emphasis is to support research efforts in the following areas: beginning reading (theory, research, and practice that improves the effectiveness of learning to read); readability (methods of predicting the difficulty of texts); reading difficulty (diagnosis, treatment, and prevention); stages of reading development; the relation of vocabulary to reading; and diagnosing and teaching adults with limited reading ability. Applicants must be ILA members.

Award Information

Award Amount
$5,000
Number of Awards
1
Application Deadline
January 15
Available to Class Level
Seniors, Graduate students, Postgraduate students
Renewability
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
0
Ethnicity/Heritage
None specified
Residency
None specified
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
Education, Literature/English/Writing, Special Education
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Special Projects Associate
International Literacy Association
Address
PO Box 8139
City, State, Zip
Newark, DE , 19714-8139
E-mail
ILAAwards@reading.org
Website
Website

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