Scholarships & Grants


IDA is proud to offer scholarships for both teachers and families to attend the Annual Reading, Literacy & Learning Conference to be held October 26-29, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. The purpose of these scholarships it to provide education and experiences that otherwise might not have been possible. Please see below for more information. 

IDA Scholarship for Teachers
This scholarship will cover registration fees only for an individual in the education field who works with students on a regular basis. Recipients are responsible for their own travel, hotel accommodations and other expenses. Please do not apply if your school or business has not agreed to give you time off or if you are unable to cover travel and lodging expenses. Click here to apply for this scholarship.

IDA Scholarship for Parents
This scholarship will cover registration fees only for parent members of IDA. Recipients are responsible for their own travel, hotel accommodations and other expenses.  You must be a parent member of IDA to qualify for this scholarship. Click here to apply for this scholarship.

Application Deadline: June 24, 2016

The Application deadline has passed. No further applications will be accepted.

Applicants will be notified by July 15, 2016 of the status of their application.

Scholarships are made available, in part, due to generous donations from past conference attendees.

Do not register for the Conference until AFTER you have heard from IDA regarding the status of your scholarship application.


Grants

Below are additional grants that may assist you in covering costs of attending the Annual Reading, Literacy & Learning Conference and furthering your professional development.

World of Children
Education Award (must be nominated)
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Click here to apply.

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation
Teacher Development Grant
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Click here to apply.

Scholarship America
Voya Unsung Heroes Awards Program
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Click here to apply.

Dollar General Literacy Foundation
Youth Literacy Grant
Deadline: May 16, 2016
Click here to apply.

National Education Association
NEA Foundation Grants
Deadline: June 1, 2016
Click here to apply.

If you wish to have a scholarship or grant opportunity listed on this site, please email the IDA Conference Department at conference@interdys.org.