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LRCC | Fisher Advancement of Literacy Doctoral Research Grant

Fisher Advancement of Literacy Doctoral Research Grant


doctoral students working togetherThis doctoral research grant is a competitive grant of up to $5,000.00 offered through the generosity of Donne and Sue Fisher. Each year, one grant is awarded. The grant is established to support dissertation research focused on literacy development, processes, and/or instruction.

Eligibility & submission information

  • All applicants must be engaging in dissertation research focused on literacy development, processes, and/or instruction.
  • All applicants must be doctoral level students in the College of Education at the University of Wyoming.
  • All applicants must be doctoral candidates with committee-approved comprehensive exams.
  • Proposals must be submitted electronically by January 15th, 11:59 pm.
  • Proposals that are incomplete, late, or not in compliance with the guidelines will not be eligible for the grant.
  • Funds will only be dispersed once the doctoral candidate has an approved dissertation prospectus.
  • Funds must be used within two years of the award date.
  • The cover-page & advisor contact information should be sent in separate documents.

For more information on grant eligibility, submissions, and deadlines please download the following guideline.

Fisher Advancement of Literacy Doctoral Research Grant


For any additional information or details

Amy Spiker, Ed.D
Executive Director Literacy Research Center and Clinic School of Teacher Education College of Education University of Wyoming aspiker@uwyo.edu 307-766-2367


Reporting Process

All LRCC-affiliated projects need to be reported on regularly. One report is required each semester until project completion. To submit a report please fill out and electronically submit this document to Anaya Yates (ayates6@uwyo.edu)

Reports will be used to share the work of the LRCC with the Literacy Faculty, the College of Education, the LRCC Advisory Boards, donors, and other stakeholders. Information about the projects will also be provided on the LRCC website.


Recent Recipients

2017-2018

  • Rick Fisher
    Genre in the Capstone Course: Roles, Purposes, and Disciplinary Impacts

2015-2016

  • Ann Van Wig
    Reading with Ease: The Impact of an Oral Reading Fluency Intervention with Adolescent Struggling Readers

 

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