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
June 1
Available to Class Level
Seniors, Graduate 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
Special Education
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Executive Programs Manager
International Literacy Association
Address
Not reported
City, State, Zip
Not reported, ,
Telephone
(302) 731-1600
E-mail
ILAAwards@reading.org
Website
Website

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