Scholarships

Two scholarship opportunities are listed below. Please include the TCRWP Summer Institute Scholarship Cover Sheet with your application. Participants taking the institutes for graduate credit are not eligible. Essays are due by Friday, April 26, 2019.

Growing Teachers Grant
Each of us who led sections at the summer institutes can name an educator who was our teaching mentor. It’s in gratitude that we offer a $2,000 grant for one primary (grades K-2) participant to attend either the July or August Reading Institute.

To apply for this scholarship, please submit the cover sheet and a 1,000-word essay stating how you intend to share your knowledge with your colleagues. Email to contact@readingandwritingproject.com with the subject “Growing Teachers Grant” by Friday, April 26, 2019.

Reading Institute Diversity Scholarship
This year TCRWP is excited to announce a new scholarship for its upcoming June or August Reading Institutes. The Summer Reading Institute Diversity Scholarship will offer $2000 and is open to one Grades K-8 public school educator attending either reading institute. Preference will be given to a teacher who is from an historically disenfranchised or oppressed group in terms of educational opportunity or economic viability.

To apply for this scholarship, please submit the cover sheet and a 1,000-word essay describing how you intend to use the knowledge learned at the institute to affect change in your classroom, school, or district. You may also include a video submission of under two minutes. The essay may be submitted by email to contact@readingandwritingproject.com with the subject “Reading Institute Diversity Scholarship” by Friday, April 26, 2019.