Basic Entry Benefits
Winners Receive FREE
Premium Entry Benefits
Guaranteed Product Exposure ($1000 value)--even if your entry does not win!
Winners may use the seal on packaging, web sites, and advertising materials. There is no added fee for a high resolution version of the award seal, unlike many other awards companies.
Payment of Entry Fees
Entry fees may be paid by VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, PayPal, check or money order. Upon request we will provide you with a paid receipt (proof of payment) after paying via Paypal.
Payment by Check/Money Order
Please send one check or money order for all entry fees made payable in U.S. funds to Academics' Choice. Returned checks will be subject to a $30 fee.
Announcements will be sent via e-mail to the contact listed on the entry form.
The Academics' Choice Awards™ are announced in the spring, summer, and fall seasons.
Submitted October 1 – March 10: Winners announced end of April (Spring).
Submitted March 6 – June 30: Winners announced mid-August (Summer).
Submitted July 1 – September 30: Winners announced mid-November (Fall).
Submissions may be rolled into subsequent review/announcement periods to give ample time for evaluation and reviewer assignment. Entries are accepted year-round.
These additional services/products may be purchased separately after winning an award.
The products accepted are not limited to the categories shown on the site. We welcome thoughtful suggestions.
We accept digital product submissions. All submissions must be complete; we do not accept prototypes, drafts, et cetera. Submissions are not limited by date of copyright (old or new material may be submitted). Products must not contain violence, x-rated content, gender or racial bias, or any illegal content according to US law.
Please Note: Product evaluations and scoring specifics, except for voluntary review highlights, are proprietary and will not be released. Reviewer identities will not be revealed. Submissions will not be returned and submission fees will not be refunded.
Resubmissions are not allowed unless the product has been upgraded, or significantly improved.
The hundreds of products that are not chosen by the Academics’ Choice Awards team (and many that are chosen) are donated to a variety of worthy charities and other organizations.
We offer scholarship opportunities for nonprofits and young mind-builders. We provide financial assistance for inventors, developers, authors and entrepreneurs who have a desire to enter the awards program. There is a standardized application process, with full and partial scholarships available for those who qualify. Contact us for more information.
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