OCIRA offers the following Scholarships & Grants each year:
$250 Undergraduate Scholarship - One award of $250 is given to one undergraduate having:
a minimum of two years in an undergraduate education program
completed 6-12 hours of the required reading core courses
$250 Past-presidents’ Graduate Scholarship - One award of $250 is given to one graduate having:
a minimum of three years of teaching
enrolled in graduate literacy program
$250 Classroom Grant - One award of $250 is given to a classroom teacher to encourage classroom project development and/or action research. The competition is open to classroom and reading teachers who:
a minimum of three years teaching.
identify a need for a specific classroom literacy project/study and implement in the classroom.
Applications must be submitted by February 28, 2018 Final selection is the responsibility of the Awards/Scholarship Committee. Recipients are announced in Spring. Scholarship winners are expected to report their outcomes to OCIRA either at the fall conference or to email an article for both the e-newsletter and the website.
For details or questions please contact: Julie Greenberg, Vice President