Beginning in 2014, the Association of
Literacy Educators and Researchers will offer the ALER Research Grants for $3000 will be awarded for promising
research that addresses significant questions in literacy. Eligible
studies may be carried out using any research method or approach as long
as the focus of the project is on literacy. Applicants must:
• Be a member of the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers
• Be a full-time faculty member at a college or university
• Have a doctorate degree or its equivalent
The ALER Research Grant was presented by Drs. Leslie La Croix and Tracey Hodges.
Please see instructions for the 2018 call here.
The winner of the 2017 Grant was: Dr. Jody Polleck.
This peer reviewed process awarded the grant to Dr. Jody Polleck of Hunter College for her work titled "Creating and Sustaining Culturally Responsive Literacy Classrooms within Alternative Settings".
Dr. Kathleen Clark, 2016 Dr. Vicki Collet, 2015
No submission, 2014
Dr. Allison Ward-Parsons, 2013
Drs. Lea Calvert Evering and Elizabeth Hughes, 2011