Award for Excellence in Assessment Eligibility and Instructions


Applications are limited to one per college/school of pharmacy.  The college or school of pharmacy must be a current AACP member.  Winners of the competition are ineligible to compete for three years.  Up to three awards are given each year.  The scope of assessment described must be focused at the Pharm.D. program level.  Submissions are welcome in any focused area of programmatic assessment.

Applicant colleges/schools must be willing to have the details of their applications made available to AACP members via the AACP web site and/or meeting app web site.

Institutional Endorsement

By endorsing this application you understand that the information, tools, templates and/or other resources may be posted on the AACP web site,, meeting web app, or other similar location.

Dean or Chief Academic Officer

Admin. Title    
College or School    
Award Selection and Criteria

Application Format

The application must include the following:

  1. Contact information for individual submitting the application (completed online)
  2. Application endorsement by the Dean or Chief Academic Officer
  3. Manuscript describing assessment organized according to AJPE guidelines, and arranged in the following order: title page, abstract, text, references, tables, figures, and appendices.

Submissions not meeting the stated criteria for required components and length will not be forwarded for review. Submissions for commercial products are not considered.

Submission of a manuscript to the Award for Excellence in Assessment does not guarantee publication of the manuscript in AJPE. Authors are encouraged to submit their manuscript to AJPE and publish through the peer review process.