The International Reading Association (IRA) Helen M. Robinson Grant is a US$1,200 award given annually to assist doctoral students at the early stages of their dissertation research in the area of reading and literacy. Because Dr. Robinson devoted much of her work to developing a better understanding of instructional interventions, the grant will be used to support dissertation research in this area. All applicants must be current IRA members. The submission deadline is November 1, 2012.
The 2013 grant recipient will be encouraged to attend the awards ceremony held at IRA’s 58th Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas, on April 19-22, 2013.
The 2012 grant was awarded to Wilma Benitez-Rivera from Howard University for the doctoral dissertation titled "Efficacy of A2C Strategy for Improving Sentence Comprehension in English Language Learners."
Visit the IRA Helen M. Robinson Grant webpage for a sample proposal, a list of past recipients, guidelines, and the application.
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