The AAWCC Board of Directors takes pride in honoring outstanding women leaders and model programs from across the nation at the Awards Breakfast each year. Our awards for outstanding women include the Of the Year, Under 40, and the Model Programs Awards.
Award winners are recognized each year at the AAWCC Breakfast at the AACC Annual Convention. National regional scholarships are also presented at the awards ceremony. The application/nomination period and deadlines for each of the awards will be announced online.
Of the Year Awards
There are many people who deserve recognition for their outstanding efforts on behalf of women! Now is your chance to honor them by nominating one of them for an AAWCC National award.
AAWCC Of the Year Awards are:
The deadline for nominations for the AAWCC Of the Year awards for 2023 has not yet been set. Once determined, people can apply via online form. Criteria for each of the awards are listed within the nominating form.
Under 40 Awards
The purpose of the AAWCC Women Under 40 award is to recognize and elevate exceptional women from community colleges who are consistently surpassing expectations. Each year, we seek to recognize up to 40 rising stars who are making a difference beyond the scope of their primary positions. This is an annual recognition of the youngest community college women who are movers, shakers, and influencers on their community college campuses. You may nominate yourself or someone else. Applications will be accepted until October 24, 2022.
AAWCC will review each nomination. Please be accurate, brief, and convincing. The nomination includes:
Applications for the 2023 Under 40 Awards are due Monday, October 24, 2022.
Model Program Awards
The purpose of the Model Programs Award initiative is to: increase AAWCC membership and enhance participation in AAWCC activities in community colleges, encourage the development of mentoring experiences for women, and promote the sharing of information about programs and activities that support women in community colleges.
Applicants for the Model Program Award choose one of the following four categories:
To apply for the Model Program Awards: