Aportfolio Scholars Award

Students developing Aportfolios for professional audiences are invited to participate in the Spring 2023 Aportfolio Scholars Award beginning, November 1st, 2022. Deadline to apply is March 1st, 2023. This award honors and acknowledges an Appalachian State University student who develops an outstanding, creative, scholarly, and professional Aportfolio. 

The top three Aportfolios will be featured as exemplary ePortfolios on our website and be honored at the Celebration of Research and Creative Endeavors in April 2023.

Who Can Apply?

Current undergraduate Appalachian State University students using the Aportfolio system may apply.

Complete the Scholars Award Application

Review the Detailed Judging Criteria 


Judging Process & Deadlines

  • Only applicants received by the March 1st, 2023 deadline will be pre-screened by the Aportfolio staff and considered for formal submission. The top ten finalists selected during pre-screening will move on to the final competition. Top ten applicants will be notified by email March 7th and sent instructions on the process for submitting to the judging in the competition. Applicants who were not selected will also receive an email acknowledgment.
  • Instructions on the formal submission process for the top ten selected applicants will be emailed on March 7th. Finalists can continue to edit and update Aportfolios prior to submission until midnight  March 14th.
  • The deadline for formal submission of a finalize Aportfolio for the top ten notified applications will be 11:55pm March 14th.
  • Formal reviews by judges will begin March 15th.
  • The winner and two runner ups will be announced and notified by email by April 15th.
  • The winner and two runner ups will be invited to present at the Celebration of Research and Creative Endeavors scheduled during April in PSU Parkway Ballroom and be featured as an exemplary Aportfolio on our website.

2021 Aportfolio Scholars

We are proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Aportfolio Scholars award: Devin Mullins & Stori Stefanac. Honorable mentions Kinsey Milsap & Alisa Duong. These students created exemplary Aportfolios and will be honored at the (virtual) Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors. We would like to congratulate them for creating  Aportfolios that exemplify the best of integrative ePortfolios at Appalachian State University.

View the Gallery of Aportfolio Scholars