This program is no longer accepting applications.


Preparing the Next Generation of Reading Disabilities and Dyslexia Researchers

Led by faculty in the School of Teacher Education (STE) and the Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR), the R2D2 doctoral training program will produce 10 scholars in Reading or Special Education who are ready to train effective teachers, conduct rigorous research, and lead the field. With partners in schools and communities throughout the nation, R2D2 scholars will join a thriving inclusive and interdisciplinary intellectual community dedicated to advancing the science of reading to improve learning and achievement for all leaners.


The annual funding package Includes the Following:

  • $30,000 stipend
  • Full¬†tuition
  • Health¬†insurance
  • Allowance for textbooks, supplies, and conference¬†travel

Both R2D2 Cohorts have been filled.

For additional information, please complete this inquiry form.

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OSEP requires that all fellows be a citizen of the United States or hold permanent resident status. By accepting this fellowship, the fellow affirms that this requirement is met and will provide documentation (e.g., passport).

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Assistant in Research
Patton Terry
Program Director
Program Director