Awards & Grants

ILA Steven A. Stahl Research Grant

This US$1,000 award was established to honor the memory and work of Steven A. Stahl by encouraging and supporting promising graduate students in their research. This grant will be awarded annually to a recipient with at least three years of teaching experience who is conducting classroom research (including action research) focused on improving reading instruction and children's reading achievement. Applicants must be ILA members.

Sponsored by Katherine Stahl

Deadline: March 15, 2019



Recent recipients


John Strong

John Strong, University of Delaware, Newark
The Effects and Social Validity of a Text Structure Intervention for Reading and Writing in Fourth and Fifth Grade



Miranda Fitzgerald
Texts and Literacy Tasks in Elementary Project-Based Science


Margaret Troyer
Teaching by the Book: Teacher Implementation of a Reading Intervention


Katherine Wright
Writing to Learn in Science Class


Carrie Symons
Meaning-Making Across Genres With English Learners: A Functional Grammar Approach to Reading Comprehension in a Fourth-Grade Classroom

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