ILA 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.
Deadline: January 15
Teaching Third Graders to Read Multi-Syllable Words: Effects of Practice
Do Spellings of Words and Phoneme Segmentation Training Facilitate Vocabulary Learning in Preschoolers?
Adult Literacy and Citizenship: Empowering Struggling Readers With Morphological Instruction and Civics
Contribution of Linguistic Knowledge to Spelling Ability in Elementary Children With and Without Language Impairment
For additional information, contact ILAAwards@reading.org.