Deadline for Paul Lee Grant Applications Sept. 15

September 8, 2017

Applications for Paul Lee Professional Development grants for spring 2018 projects are due to VCCS by Sept. 15. All faculty and staff are eligible to apply.

Grants for summer 2018 projects are due Feb. 1. Fall 2018 project applications are due April 1.

Before proceeding with a proposal, get approval from your dean or department head. Those seeking to apply must notify Grant Programs Manager Terry Wagner of the intent to prepare the application, and she can provide guidance if needed. She is available at 258-6675 or

Click here  for details on how to apply and other important information. To be competitive, an applicant should explain how their project will help to achieve the Complete 2021 goal of tripling credentials, e.g. through improved student success, retention, completion, etc.

Opportunities for grants are available in various areas including,

  • Discipline development - builds knowledge and skills within the academic discipline or professional specialty. 
  • Instructional development - improves classroom teaching, learning, and assessment techniques. Career development - provides tools for effective personal planning to improve the quality of work and life.
  • Organizational development - enhances administrative and leadership skills to fulfill the institutional mission of the community college.