Suanne Davis Roueche Faculty Scholarships

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Thanks for your interest in NISOD’s Suanne Davis Roueche Faculty Scholarships. If you are a faculty member, or if you know a faculty member, who would like to attend our 2021 conference, but lack the financial means to do so, please apply or have him or her apply for a Suanne Davis Roueche Faculty Scholarship.

Faculty Scholarships


  • February 1, 2021
    Application Opens
  • March 12, 2021
    Application Deadline
  • March 26, 2021
    Scholarship recipients notified
  • May 29-June 1, 2021
    2021 NISOD Conference

Criteria and Terms

  • A total of five (5) faculty scholarships will be awarded, and scholarships are limited to only one recipient per college.
  • Applicants have secured his or her college president’s permission to apply for a Suanne Davis Roueche Faculty Scholarship and to represent the college at NISOD’s 2021 conference.
  • If a scholarship recipient is not able to attend for any reason, his or her college is responsible for a no-show fee of $395 to cover associated costs.
  • 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 2021 International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence.
  • NISOD is responsible for covering conference registration fees and hotel room costs for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday nights.
  • NISOD will cover transportation costs, not to exceed $400.
  • Scholarship recipients are responsible for their own incidentals, as well as meals not provided as part of the conference.
  • Scholarship recipients will also be able to participate in one excursion at no additional cost.
  • Specific hotels are not guaranteed. Hotels are assigned by NISOD once scholarships are accepted.

About Suanne Davis Roueche

The 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.

Questions about the Suanne Davis Roueche Faculty Scholarships should be sent to Nicole Novelli at or (512) 471-7545.