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Grants to USA & International Pre-K-12 Educators for Literacy Research Projects

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2015 Teacher as Researcher Grant

International Reading Association


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #149109

Grant Description

Grants of up to $4,000 to USA, Canada and International pre-K- 12 educators who undertake action research inquiries about literacy and instruction. Studies may be carried out using any research method or approach as long as the focus is on reading/writing or literacy.

Activities such as developing new programs or instructional materials are not eligible for funding unless these activities are necessary for conducting the research.

Classroom teachers will be given preference.

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Eligibility:

  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)
  • Teachers

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

-All applicants must be members of the International Reading Association (IRA) and practicing pre-K–12 teachers with full-time or permanent half-time teaching responsibilities (includes librarians, Title I teachers, classroom teachers, and resource teachers).

Pre-Application Information:

-Applicants must be members of the International Reading Association to be eligible. For membership information, go to: https://marketplace.reading.org/Memberships/IRA_NewMember.aspx

-Applicants may apply as a collaborative group or individually.

-Applicants may apply for more than one IRA research grant. However, applicants are limited to one research award per year.

-There must be a span of three years before past grant recipients can apply for another IRA Teacher as Researcher grant.

To submit an online application, go to: http://www.nimblenet.com/iraresearch/

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $4,000.

Term of Contract:

Projects must be completed within two years of the award date.

Contact Information:

Headquarters
International Reading Association
800 Barksdale Rd.
PO Box 8139
Newark, DE 19714-8139
USA

Telephone: 1-800-336-7323 (U.S. and Canada), +302-731-1600 (elsewhere)
Fax:(302) 731-1057

Marcella Moore
Email: research@reading.org

RFP & Supporting Documents:

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