The goal of Project I-LEAD is to reduce local personnel shortage by preparing scholars to be practice leaders in their school contexts by enhancing their preparation to engage in effective, interdisciplinary, collaborative research-based services for students with severe LD who have high intensity needs.
Henry K. and Wilma McConnon Fellowship
Fellowship for a student in the area of learning disabilities dedicated to exploring the relationship between research and the practice of teaching. The student will have the opportunity to work with faculty to learn how research questions are posed, data is structured and analyzed, and conclusions are drawn to affect the design of curriculum and teaching strategies.
Debra and Scott Schipper Fellowship
Fellowship to support future teachers of students with autism spectrum disorder to advance best practices in this critical field. Criteria: Supports students with academic promise. Recipients will be in excellent academic standing with exceptional potential in their field.
Lawrence Scott Doss Scholarship
Scholarship to support individuals dedicated to serving the special needs of developmentally disabled students
Susan Rose Fellowship
Fellowship to a special education graduate student. Special consideration will be given to qualified, non-traditional students focusing on: early childhood intervention (birth to 5 years) or family sensitive education (indicated by having taken two graduate courses in the Family Social Science department). Criteria:
- Full-time student
- Good academic standing
- Exceptional potential in the field
Lesley Dahl Rylander
Scholarship for a special education licensure student interested in working in an elementary education setting
Scholarship for students with learning disabilities currently enrolled in the field of special education or students studying in the field of special education with an emphasis on learning disabilities