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Suanne Davis Roueche Faculty Scholarships

Faculty members at NISOD member colleges who would like to attend NISOD’s 2023 International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence, but lack the financial means to do so, are encouraged to apply for a Suanne Davis Roueche Faculty Scholarship. Five scholarships are awarded each year.

About Suanne Davis Roueche

Suanne Davis RouecheThe Suanne Davis Roueche Faculty Scholarships are named in honor of the late Suanne Davis Roueche, who served as NISOD’s director from 1985 to 2000. Under Suanne’s brilliant leadership, membership went from 50 institutions to 750 and conference attendance went from 152 participants to approximately 2,000 upon her retirement. Through the Suanne Davis Roueche Faculty Scholarships, Suanne’s impact on community and technical colleges will be long lasting.

Criteria and Terms

  • The scholarship covers travel to the International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence (May 27-30 in Austin, Texas), which includes:
    • Up to $400 USD toward travel to Austin, Texas;
    • Up to three (3) nights lodging (Saturday, Sunday, Monday nights only);
    • One (1) complimentary conference registration.
  • A total of five (5) faculty scholarships will be awarded, and scholarships are limited to only one recipient per college.
  • Applicants must not be a previous NISOD conference scholarship recipient.
  • Applicants must be faculty members from NISOD member colleges.
  • Applicants must not be currently registered for the 2023 International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence.

Important Dates

January 2, 2023
Application System Opens

March 10, 2023
Application Deadline

March 24, 2023
Scholarship recipients notified

April 14, 2023
Photo and questionnaire submittal deadline

April 28, 2023
Deadline to notify NISOD of travel arrangements

May 5, 2023
NISOD provides recipients with hotel confirmations

May 27-30, 2023
Attend NISOD Conference

June 9, 2023
Deadline to submit travel receipt for reimbursement.

Questions about the Suanne Davis Roueche Faculty Scholarships should be sent to conference@nisod.org or call (512) 471-7545.