PLEASE NOTE – The pandemic has impacted our programing, awards and scholarships.
Contact before completing any awards and scholarship applications.

2021-2022 George B. Vaughan Leadership Award Online Application

Step 1 of 2

  • The VCCS Student Success Center, in collaboration with the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education, is pleased to offer the only system-wide award specifically for adjunct faculty members.

    The George B. Vaughan Leadership Award for Outstanding Adjunct Faculty serves as a legacy of Dr. Vaughan's achievements and as an inspiration for VCCS faculty. The award recognizes one outstanding VCCS adjunct faculty member from each region, for a total of up to five awards to be bestowed per year.

    Applicants are encouraged to refer to the Vaughan Leadership Award detailed information to learn more about the award eligibility, criteria, selection, and announcement.

    Deadline to submit application: February 1, 2022 by 5:00 p.m. EST. Be sure to check with your college to make sure you are complying with any internal deadlines or processes.

    For questions, contact the VCCS Student Success Center at

    Applicant Information

  • Please enter your adjunct years of service to your current, nominating college (selected above).

  • Please add any additional full- or part-time faculty employment at a different VCCS college/agency, if applicable. Include the name of the college/agency.

  • Please enter any other professional teaching experience outside the VCCS.