The awardee must be a U.S. citizen and will be required to undergo a CORI/SORI background check, as well as complete brief mid-year and end-of-year progress questionnaires.

The awardee also must:

1) Attend all course dates — August 12-15 & 21-23, 2024
2) Complete the Associate level practicum by doing the following:

    • Independently find an appropriate practicum student
    • Meet* with said practicum student twice a week for at least 40 minutes per lesson, for at least 100 lessons, over a period of 8 consecutive months
    • Attend three Friday practicum seminars (October, January, & May—specific dates TBD) totaling 18 hours (this plus the 42 summer course hours = the 60 required hours for certification)

3)  Apply to the Orton-Gillingham Academy for Associate level certification (application fee to be paid for by the Stratford Foundation, Inc. through the scholarship)

*Please note that the cost of the practicum is paid for by the Stratford Foundation, Inc. through the scholarship; however, the practicum is NOT a paid position.

    To submit your application via post mail, please send to:

    Stratford Foundation
    Attn: Malloy Scholarship Committee
    220 Reservoir Street, Suite 6
    Needham, MA 02494

    Please contact the Stratford Foundation directly with any questions: (781) 444-5582