The Academic Senate Foundation often offers scholarship opportunities to Senate Institutes and Plenary Sessions throughout the year to faculty members. Below is a list of available opportunities and a list of past scholarship winners. Be sure to check back often for updates.

Open Scholarship Opportunities

2019 Fall Plenary Session Scholarship

The Academic Senate Foundation is proud to offer scholarships for faculty to attend the Fall Plenary Session that will take place on November 7-9, 2019 at the Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel. With a focus on student success, any faculty, (including full- and part-time faculty) from all disciplines are encouraged to apply. The scholarship awarded to the selected faculty will cover the cost of registration and hotel for two nights along with travel costs covering up to $250.

Applications were closed on September 30, 2019.

Selected faculty will be notified in mid-October.


Faculty Scholarship Winners

2018 A2MEND Male Summit
Juan Antonio Gamboa Jr., De Anza Community College/San Jose City College
Elton Robinson, Los Angeles Trade Technical College

2018 Faculty Leadership Institute
Darcie McClelland, El Camino College
Perpetua Okoh, Elcamino Compton College
Roy Shahbazian, Santa Ana College

2018 Spring Plenary Session
Elizabeth Marinelli, Lake Tahoe Community College
Glenn Samples, Bakersfield College
Jeff Wanderer, West Hills College Coalinga

Part Time Faculty Scholarship Winners

2017 Spring Plenary Session
Dianne Purves, Crafton Hills College

2016 Fall Plenary Session
Janson Librande, San Diego Miramar College, Biological Sciences

2016 Faculty Leadership Institute
Schaefers Foothill College, Anthropology Professor

2015 Faculty Leadership Institute
Denise L. Norris, Bakersfield College

2015 Spring Plenary Session
Julie Ashmore, Los Medanos College

2014 Fall Plenary Session
Evangeline Matthews, Santiago Canyon College

2014 Spring Plenary Session
Larry Veres, Antelope Valley College

2014 Academic Academy
Roseann Berg, Foothill–De Anza Community College

Prior to 2014, the Foundation has awarded at least three scholarships each year since 2011.