The Chancellor's Faculty Fellowship provides opportunities for VCCS faculty to prepare themselves for top-level management and instructional positions within the system. The Fellowship provides up to a one-year leave of absence with support for salary and expenses, in pursuit of either community college/higher education or discipline-based degrees.
Detailed information on the Fellowship can be found here:
VCCS Chancellor's Faculty Fellowship
The full application process requires submission of this form, a President's letter of endorsement, a current transcript or acceptance letter, and the Chancellor's Faculty Fellowship signature sheet.
Please enter your years of service to the VCCS.
Please enter any other professional experience outside the VCCS.
Please enter your educational history below. List in order of most to least current, beginning with the institution you are currently enrolled at for doctoral study.
By checking below, I confirm that I am currently enrolled in, or have been accepted into (for the upcoming academic year), a program for doctoral study.
Please select the institution you are currently enrolled at or have been accepted to for doctoral study.
Please provide the month and year of graduation.
Please enter any GRE scores here. If you have taken the test more than once, enter each score separated by a comma.
Please enter any GMAT scores here. If you have taken the test more than once, enter each score separated by a comma.
Please enter any other assessment scores here. Note the test name and score. If you have taken a test more than once, enter each score separated by a comma.
Please fill out the fields below with the relevant information.
Please enter any awards or honors you have received in your professional career, either while at the VCCS or elsewhere.
Please enter any professional memberships you currently hold.
Please list any professional publications you have been involved with, either while at the VCCS or elsewhere.
Provide a narrative that helps our reviewers know and learn about you in the following sections.
Please enter a brief outline of your philosophy and/or approach to teaching and education.
Please enter your rationale for need and support in pursuit of higher education.
Please enter your career goals: short term, long term, related to this program, and general professional goals.
Please enter a detailed explanation of your timeline for the fellowship period, including: degree completion, outcome, and deliverable.
Note: Failure to provide a realistic timeline for course and doctoral work completion, and failure clearly specify where you currently are in your course of study (e.g., how many course/credit hours successfully completed; if you are ABD (All but Dissertation) status; if you are currently enrolled only in dissertation seminar courses while writing dissertation; etc.) will negatively impact candidate ratings. If you are in a program that uses a term other than “dissertation,” clearly specify.
Please explain how your participation in the Chancellor's Faculty Fellowship will contribute to the VCCS mission and student success, including any relation to Complete 2021.
Please upload the following materials in PDF format:
You may upload your additional materials as one compiled PDF file, or each component as an individual PDF.
A maximum of 4 individual files may be uploaded.
If you have difficulty uploading your additional materials, please contact the Office of Professional Development at email@example.com.
When you have completed all fields above and attached all required documents, please click "Submit Application" below.
If you have any questions about the Chancellor's Commonwealth Professorship, contact the Office of Professional Development at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please use this form to submit your application for the Chancellor's Faculty Fellowship. Additional information on the fellowship can be found here: