APSA Award for Teaching Innovation
Nominations are now open. The deadline to submit nominations is February 14, 2024.
The APSA Award for Teaching Innovation honors a wide range of new directions in teaching.Nomination Information
The award carries a cash prize of $500 and financial support for travel costs, and is presented at the APSA Annual Meeting or the APSA Teaching and Learning Conference depending on the year.
- Eligibility: Self-nominations are accepted. Nominees do not have to be members of APSA, affiliated with an institution in the United States, or an American citizen in order to be considered for an award.
Examples of eligible nominations include a professor that used an innovative course syllabus or a new multimedia approach to reaching students. All submissions should include:
- Personal statement (written by the nominee) detailing the teaching innovation, its impact, and why this innovation deserves this honor.
- Letter of nomination from nominating faculty (if relevant), briefly summarizing the teaching innovation and its impact, and explaining why it deserves this honor.
- Other supporting documents of nominee and/or nominator’s choosing.