Grants and Awards

Grants/ Awards

Description

Due Dates

 


Award to recognize a school with an outstanding literacy program.

November 30, 2018  


Award to recognize the activities of local chapters in promoting literacy through service.

December 15, 2018   


Award given to an individual or local chapter working to support and encourage adult intergenerational literacy.

December 15, 2018


Award recognizes a teacher (Reading or teacher teaching reading 1/3 of each school day (K-12) whose commitment to literacy is exemplary/unparalleled. 

December 15, 2018 


VSRA AWARD FOR TECHNOLOGY AND READING

Award honors educators in K-12 who are making an outstanding and innovative contribution to the use of technology in reading education.

December 15, 2018 


Award recognizes college and university faculty, or those affiliated with a college or university, who demonstrate involvement and leadership in PK-12 literacy in the state. 

December 15, 2018 


Scholarship for a VSRA graduate student member pursuing an advanced degree or endorsement in the field of reading. 

December 15, 2018


Scholarship for VSRA members who are making a literacy presentation at a reading conference or conducting professional development outside of the United States.

December 15, 2018


Grant to support a local chapter’s writing project.

December 15, 2018


Grant to support a Teachers as Readers group in a local chapter or a special project from an already established group.

December 15, 2018


Award to recognize a local chapter for a project that will benefit literacy in its community.

December 15, 2018


Grant supports emerging researchers as they contribute to the field of literacy education.

January 15, 2019


Scholarship to support undergraduate and graduate student members of VSRA.

January 15, 2019


Grant supports K-12 teachers interested in planning, implementing, and sharing the results of their literacy-related research.

January 15, 2019


Award to recognize an administrator who shows exceptional support of reading.

January 1, 2019


ANNE HENRY AWARD

Awards are given to three chapters with the greatest percentage of renewing members. A renewing member is an individual who joined the previous membership year and the current membership year by April 15. Chapters are compared to chapters of similar size.

April 15, 2019


BETTY YARBOROUGH AWARD

Awards are given to three chapters with the greatest increase in the percentage of members. The percentage is based on comparing the previous membership year to the current membership year by April 15. Chapters are compared to chapters of similar size.

April 15, 2019