Completed applications must be postmarked by the posted deadline date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Your tax-deductible gift will help to bring one of the most successful international reading and writing interventions to struggling readers across North America. It's also a great way to celebrate special people or occasions.
Grants and scholarships provide financial assistance for training, professional development, and other literacy efforts.
Teacher Leader Training Scholarships
Scholarship opportunities for the 2014-2015 training year will be posted by March 31.
The purpose of the Teacher Leader Training Scholarship is to provide support for the initial training of teacher leaders, which consists of a full time, one year postgraduate course at one of the Reading Recovery university training centers. School districts located in the United States are eligible to apply for the scholarship. Please note: School districts training teacher leaders with i3 grant funds are not eligible to apply.
These scholarships are administered and judged by the Reading Recovery Council of North America using the following criteria:
Geri Stone Memorial Fund Grants and Scholarships
The Geri Stone Memorial Fund was established by The Reading Recovery Council of Michigan, family members, and friends to remember the leadership of Geri Stone. Geri was an active leader and a major advocate for Reading Recovery and this fund provides financial awards to help continue her work and RRCNA’s mission "we open doors to a literate future for children who initially struggle in learning to read and write." Deadline for submission will be September 15. Results are annouced mid-November.
National Conference Professional Development Grants
Grants help underwrite expenses for the National Reading Recovery & K-6 Classroom Literacy Conference registration fees, travel, hotel and per diem expenses associated with attending the conference. Eighteen grants of $1,000 each were awarded for the 2014 conference. Deadline for submission for the 2015 conference will be October 15.
We open doors to a literate future for children who initially struggle in learning to read and write.