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Funding Opportunities for the CCCC Annual Convention

Assistance Fund for Contingent Faculty

Supports awards in the amount of $500 each for contingent faculty at two-year colleges and four-year colleges and universities to travel to the CCCC Annual Convention. Applicants must reside more than 300 miles from the convention site. The number of available awards each year will be dependent on the donations raised each year from the CCCC membership. Please click here for application information.

Chairs’ Memorial Scholarship

To remember and honor the Chairs of CCCC who have passed away, the CCCC Executive Committee has created scholarships of $750 each to help cover the costs of four graduate students who are presenting at the annual conference.  Full-time graduate students whose presentations were selected through the regular peer review process are eligible to apply.  Please click here for submission information.

Disability in College Composition Travel Awards

Six travel awards of $750 each (3 for graduate students and 3 for faculty and staff) designed to support scholarship dedicated to improving knowledge about the intersections of disability with composition and rhetoric, the value of disability as a source of diversity, inclusive practices and the promotion of access, and the value of disability as a critical lens. The awards will go to the eligible scholars whose CCCC Annual Convention accepted program proposals are determined to have the greatest potential to further the goals laid out in the CCCC Policy on Disability. Please click here for submission information.

Gloria Anzaldúa Rhetorician Award

Supports up to three travel awards in the amount of $750 each for graduate students or first-time presenters at the CCCC Convention whose whose work participates in the making of meaning out of sexual and gender minority experiences. Please click here for submission information.

The Luiz Antonio Marcuschi Travel Awards

Two $1,000 travel reimbursement awards are available to scholars living and working/studying in Mexico, Central, or South America who have papers accepted for presentation at the CCCC Annual Convention. Please click here for submission information.

Scholars for the Dream Travel Award

CCCC sponsors the Scholars for the Dream Award to encourage scholarship by historically underrepresented groups. These groups include Black, Latinx, Asian, American Indian/Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, or other Pacific Islander scholars—persons whose presence and whose contributions are central to the full realization of our professional goals. CCCC offers to emerging scholars up to twenty travel awards of $1,000 each in two categories, sponsors a breakfast for all award winners, and gives a one-year membership in NCTE and CCCC.  Please click here for submission information.

Professional Equity Project (PEP)

CCCC invites you to participate in the Professional Equity Project (PEP). CCCC will offer a grant valued at $330 to teachers of writing with part-time or adjunct status at two-year colleges, four-year colleges, and universities to attend the CCCC annual convention. The $330 grant includes a check for $150 to help cover expenses, a paid registration for the conference, and a complimentary membership in CCCC.  Please click here for nomination information.

Tribal College Faculty Fellowship

The Tribal College Faculty Fellowship offers financial aid to selected faculty members currently working at tribally controlled colleges to attend the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). We are offering two Tribal College Faculty Fellowships in the amount of $1,250 each.  Please click here for submission information.

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