ILA Nila Banton Smith Teacher as Researcher Grant
Posted by International Literacy Association on January 7, 2020
This US$5,000 grant is given to teachers who conduct research inquiries in their classrooms and show outstanding leadership in translating theory and current research into practice in developing content area literacy. Applicants must be ILA members.
The International Literacy Association’s Nila Banton Smith Teacher as Researcher Grant is a grant program for teachers who conduct research inquiries in their classrooms. The ILA Nila Banton Smith Teacher as Researcher Grant supports teachers who show outstanding leadership in translating theory and current research into practice in developing content area literacy. This grant is awarded US$5,000.
• Opens September 15 each year
• Closes March 15 each year (Note: All submissions received after this date will be held for consideration for the following award year)
• Applicants are notified of the results via email by mid- to late-June
All applicants (including any co-applicants) must be current members of the International Literacy Association (ILA). and practicing pre-K–12 teachers with full time or permanent half time teaching responsibilities. (This includes librarians, Title I teachers, classroom teachers, literacy coaches, and resource teachers, but classroom teachers will be given preference). To become an ILA member or renew your membership, please contact ILA Customer Service at 800.336.7323 or 302.731.1600 or [email protected]) or visit https://literacyworldwide.org/membership to join or renew online.
Applicants may apply as a collaborative group or individually. Applicants may apply for more than one ILA research grant but may only accept one research award per year. There must be a five-year span before past grant recipients can apply for another ILA Nila Banton Smith Teacher as Researcher Grant.
Deadline: March 15, 2020
To learn more and apply, visit: https://www.literacyworldwide.org/about-us/awards-grants/ila-nila-banton-smith-teacher-as-researcher-grant
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