Scholarship and Grant Applications


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IDA-GA is s a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals living with dyslexia, a learning difference that affects up to 20% of the U.S. population, as well as their families and the communities that support them. Our goal is to provide essential evidence-based research information about assessment, diagnosis, resources, and appropriate educational intervention. We offer information and referral, community outreach events, professional education conferences, and teacher training opportunities to increase public awareness and remediation of dyslexia and related reading difficulties.

IDA-GA Scholarship Program

The goal of the IDA-GA Scholarship Program is to offer scholarships for educators taking courses in Structured Literacy professional education methodologies that provide the ability to educate students with dyslexia. Key components of the program:

  • Scholarships awarded four times a year.
  • IDA-GA will reimburse teachers up to 50% or $500 (whichever is lower) at the beginning of the training with proof of enrollment and payment in an approved Structured Literacy course.
  • Deadlines are January 1, March 1,  June 1, and September 1.
  • Award decisions will be made by February 28, May 31, July 31 and October 31 respectively.
  • Preference given to IDA members and/or volunteers.
  • Approved applications are not financial need-based.

IDA-GA Grant Program

In addition to scholarship opportunities for individuals seeking training, IDA-GA is offering funding for schools, districts, non-profit organizations, or professionals seeking professional education opportunities to address proper instruction for students with dyslexia. Grants may also be given for programs designed to increase public awareness of dyslexia.
Key components of the program:

  • Up to four grants awarded twice a year.
  • Maximum grant award is $10,000.
  • Deadlines to apply are March 1 and September 1.
  • Award decisions will be made by April 30 and October 31 respectively.
  • Preference given to IDA members and/or volunteers.
  • Approved applications are not financial need-based.
  • Additional preference guidelines noted on our website.

 


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