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

2021 Fall Plenary Session Scholarship

The Academic Senate Foundation is proud to offer scholarships for faculty to attend the ASCCC Fall Plenary Session on November 4-6, 2021, to be held in-person at the Westin Long Beach and virtually via the online platform Pathable. With a focus on student success, all faculty, (including full- and part-time faculty) from all disciplines are encouraged to apply.

The scholarship will cover the cost for the following:

  • Virtual: Thirteen (13) total scholarships are available which will cover registration – $325
  • In-Person*: Four (4) total scholarships (one awarded to each Area) are available and will cover registration – $580, 2-nights of lodging, and up to $300 in travel reimbursement

*If awarded, you must be the representative selected by your college to attend the in-person plenary. Space is limited to one in-person representative per college at this time. Only one applicant per Area will be selected to win the in-person award. 

If you are interested in applying, please complete the 2021 Fall Plenary Scholarship application form and submit it to The deadline to submit is October 4, 2021, 5:00PM. Selected faculty will be notified via email two weeks after the submission date.

Innovation Scholarship

The ASFCCC is pleased to announce the new Innovation Scholarship. The goal of this new scholarship is to provide faculty with funding to attend ASCCC events as well as external events and conferences to expand their understanding of best practices and apply them to their local college and share those results with the field at large. Special consideration will be given to grants that promote and enhance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Anti-racism. You can download the application by clicking here: Innovation Scholarship Application – FINAL

Faculty Scholarship Winners

2020 Fall Plenary Session – Virtual

Sharon Sampson, Grossmont College
John Crocitti, San Diego Mesa College
Rocco Versaci, Palomar College
Rose Giordano, Folsom Lake College
Hossna Sadat Ahadi, Palomar College
Patrice Braswell, Grossmont Colleg
Mary Gwin, San Diego Mesa College
Cherise Mantia, Gavilan College
Debra J. Crumpton, Sacramento City College
Sarah Dunn, Grossmont College
Ryan Tripp, Los Medanos College
Kevin Corse, Oxnard College
Jaime Garcia, San Bernardino Valley College
Hope Davis, Imperial Valley College
Maria Aguilar Beltran, Santa Ana College
Amy Diaz-Infante, City College of San Francisco

2020 A2MEND Male Summit

Tara Franks, Sierra College
Maisha Jones, Los Angeles Southwest
Susan Kurnett, Sierra College

2019 Fall Plenary Session
Matthew Goldstein, College of Alameda
Kari Johnson, Madera Community College Center
Patrick Moe, Diablo Valley College

2019 Faculty Leadership Institute
Paul Alexander, San Diego City College
Karen Crozer, Los Angeles Mission College
Laura Murphy, San Diego Miramar College

2019 Spring Plenary
Shelley Blackman, Evergreen Valley College
Andrew Delunas, Gavilan College
Sean Ryland, Lake Tahoe Community College

2018 Fall Plenary Session
Warren S. Carter, Golden West College
Stuart K. Souki, East Los Angeles 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

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

Part Time Faculty Scholarship Winners

2018 Fall Plenary Session
Jessica Saint-Paul, Los Angeles Southwest College

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.