Scholarship in Publishing Award

Excellence in Publishing Award

"Engage with academic and practitioner communities"

Encouraging greater scholarship, engagement and understanding are the primary reasons for this recognition program.

Who is Eligible to Apply

University of Phoenix faculty members who have published research in peer-reviewed journals or publications, edited industry publications, or edited books can be awarded $200.  Publication with students or alumni is encouraged.


The award is given per presentation, not author, on a competitive basis taking into account factors like the impact of a journal or the contribution of the article to a discipline or teaching and learning.  Research submitted for awards must be included in the submitter’s faculty profile to be considered. 


$200 for faculty only 
for faculty publishing with students or alumni 

Note: publications/presentations related or similar to other submitted publications/presentations will be awarded at reduced amounts. As well, no more than 1 award is allowed per person, per event, for presenting and for publishing, and no more than 3 awards in a year per opportunity.


We do NOT award for items published in journals that are considered predatory or vanity presses. To learn more about these types of publications, please review the articles below before submitting.

How to Apply

  1. Enter eCampus and select the Accounts tab, followed by My Faculty Credentials
  2. Faculty will be taken into their credentials system of record, from there select University Awards and Grants
  3. Click on the green plus sign next to the type of award or grant you with to apply for
  4. Complete the pre-application form
  5. Once the initial form is complete, faculty will receive an email to their faculty issued email address with a link to complete the application
  6. Clicking on thelink within the email will take faculty back to the system of record for the completion of the application
  7. Complete all required fields and attach your supporting documentation as instructed
  8. Once all information has been completed, click on Submit