The International reading association funds research grant program for research and practice in reading/literacy field in USA for the year 2013. The level of study is research at USA. Remember that this scholarship is not meant for international students. The intention of Elva Knight Research Grant is to provide researchers the opportunity to develop important perspectives on the field of reading/literacy. Grant studies may be carried out using any research method or approach so long as the focus of the project is to conduct research in reading/writing or literacy or teacher preparation for reading/writing instruction. The value of Elva Knight Research Grant is US$ 8000.
International Reading Association(IRA) address, telephone, fax, email and website
International Reading Association
800 Barksdale Rd
P.O.Box 8139, Newark
DE 19714- 8139
Tel: 1-800-336-7323(US and Canada)/ +302-731-1600(elsewhere)
Eligibility criteria for International Reading Association's Elva Knight Research Grant
All candidates including any co-applicants must be current members of the International Reading Association (IRA). Even though the applicants can apply for more than one IRA research grants, there will be limitation to one research award per year. There must be a span of five years between funding of a project and submission of another proposal for the Elva Knight Grant. Activities such as developing new programs or instructional materials will not be eligible for funding except to the extent that these activities are necessary for the conduct of the research.
How to apply for the International Reading Association's Elva Knight Research Grant, USA?
Candidates who wish to apply for the International Reading Association's Elva Knight Research Grant, USA must complete their online application here http://www.nimble-net.com/iraresearch/ using a web based grant management system.