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$2000 & $800 Scholarships offered by Responsive Literacy Education


$2000 Bridge Scholarship: Available to students who completed one of the Responsive Literacy Education’s Certificate Programs (Early Literacy, Developing Literacy & Language for English Language Learners, DPS or APS district programs, etc.)  

How to apply: Prepare a Cover Page with your name, address, phone, email; name of the certificate program completed (and location or format); current MA program (e.g. Reading/Endorsement, grades K-12; or English Education). Then in a one to two page letter, elaborate on the following:

  • what you have done in literacy teaching, curriculum and/or assessment work so far
  • who the students are you support in the area of literacy
  • what you hope to do in the future related to literacy
  • why you want the scholarship
  • how the scholarship will help you

 

Submit application documents to:  Dr. Sherry Taylor (Email:  sherry.taylor@ucdenver.edu).  Applications will be reviewed by the entire Responsive Literacy Education faculty.  Decisions are generally made within 30-60 days and students are contacted thereafter. Funds will be awarded the semester after notification of scholarship award.

 

$2000 Literacy Teaching Scholarship: Available to newly-admitted students in the Curriculum & Instruction MA with specialization in Literacy, Reading & Writing in the Responsive Literacy Education Program

How to apply:  Prepare a Cover Page with your name, address, phone, email; current MA program (e.g. Reading/Endorsement, grades K-12; or English Education). Then in a one to two page letter, elaborate on the following:

  • what you have done in literacy teaching, curriculum and/or assessment work so far
  • who the students are you support in the area of literacy
  • what you hope to do in the future related to literacy
  • why you want the scholarship
  • how the scholarship will help you

 

Submit application documents to:  Dr. Sherry Taylor (Email:  sherry.taylor@ucdenver.edu).  Applications will be reviewed by the entire Responsive Literacy Education faculty.  Decisions are generally made within 30-60 days and students are contacted thereafter. Funds will be awarded the semester after notification of scholarship award.

 

$800 Certificate scholarships for the “Literacy & Language Development for Diverse Learners Certificate,” which is a fully online four-course graduate certificate.  Four courses include:

  • LCRT 5810: Oral & Written Language & Literacy (Spring 2018)
  • LCRT 5150: Culturally Relevant & Responsive Pedagogies (Summer 2018, 5 week course)
  • LCRT 5055: Literacy Assessment & Informed Instruction (Fall 2018)
  • LCRT 5770: Effective Literacy Instruction for Diverse Learners (Spring 2019).


Do you know someone who is interested in Literacy, wants professional development, but already has the MA degree?  This certificate and scholarship could be for them!  For information, contact Dr. Sherry Taylor (Email:  sherry.taylor@ucdenver.edu).

Who is Eligible? Non-degree seeking student at CU Denver; Individuals can apply for up to 4 Certificate Scholarships and be awarded up to 2 Responsive Literacy Education Program Certificate Scholarships; Individuals can only be awarded one certificate scholarship at a time.

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