All scholarships will be awarded through national competitions administered by RRCNA.
Completed applications must be submitted by the posted deadline date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
All applications become the property of RRCNA and will not be returned.
See the 2016-2017 scholarship and grant recipients.
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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 early literacy efforts.
2017-2018 Teacher Leader Training Scholarships
The Reading Recovery Council of North America is pleased to announce the availability of three $15,000 teacher leader training scholarships for the 2017-2018 training year. Funds are provided by the Hameray Publishing Group/Yuen Family Foundation, MaryRuth Books, and Pioneer Valley Books. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide support for the initial training of teacher leaders, which consists of a full time, one-year postgraduate course conducted by one of the Reading Recovery university training centers.
The purpose of the scholarship is to provide support for the initial training of teacher leaders, which consists of a full time, one-year post graduate course conducted by one of the Reading Recovery university training centers.
School districts located in the United States and Canada are eligible to apply for the scholarship. Teacher leader candidates must be members of RRCNA.
Scholarships will be administered and judged by the Reading Recovery Council of North America. Applications will be judged using the following criteria:
Academic and economic need
District planning, committment, and support of Reading Recovery
Reading Recovery's fit with the site's comprehensive literacy plans
Qualifications and leadership potential of the teacher leader candidate
Read the complete requirements, criteria, and download the application. Applications will be accepted until May 31.
National Conference Grants
Grants help underwrite expenses for the National Reading Recovery & K-6 Literacy Conference registration fees, travel, hotel and per diem expenses associated with attending the conference.
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 to "ensure that children who struggle in learning to read and write gain the skills for a literate and productive future."
Awards in the amount of $500 - $750 can help fund
Training of new Reading Recovery teachers, teacher leaders, or university trainers
Professional development for Reading Recovery teachers
National Reading Recovery & K-6 Literacy Conference attendance
Reading Recovery Council of Michigan Institute attendance
Reading Recovery teachers and/or administrators who need assistance with early literacy advocacy, research, and evaluation
Innovative applications will receive special consideration
The Geri Stone Memorial Grants & Scholarships Program is a national competition. Applications will be reviewed and selected by a committee representing the Stone family, RRCNA, and the Reading Recovery Council of Michigan. Favorable consideration will be given to those who have a compelling purpose or need, demonstrate a deep commitment to furthering Reading Recovery, and can document the activities or outcomes associated with the scholarship.
Awards will be announced by RRCNA and during the Michigan Reading Recovery Institute each year.