Award Categories

Each year ASBE recognizes outstanding members and programs for their work in advancing research, pedagogy, and advocacy.


Best Paper Award

This award is presented to the best paper submitted to the annual conference. The award comes with a cash award as well as acceptance for publication in the Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship pending appropriate revisions per the editorial team.


Best Student Paper Award

This award is presented to a student-authored paper (solely written by a graduate student or with the student as first author with no more than one non-student author). This award also comes with a cash award and will be considered for publication in the Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship pending appropriate revisions per the editorial team.


Outstanding Educator Award

This award is presented to that individual that has made a long-term impact on the entrepreneurship discipline through efforts in the classroom, campus, and/or their community.

Submit a nomination: https://busandentrep.wufoo.com/forms/asbe-outstanding-educator-award-nomination/


University Entrepreneurship Advocacy Award

This award was inaugurated in 2013 and is presented to that University providing the greatest support for entrepreneurship at their institution. This support can include general internal support for the entrepreneurship program, community outreach, or a continued public recognition of the efforts of entrepreneurship at their institution.

Submit a nomination: https://busandentrep.wufoo.com/forms/asbe-advocacy-award-nomination/


ASBE Fellows

Induction into the ASBE Fellows is the highest honor bestowed by the organization. It is presented to individuals that have made a long-term impact on ASBE by their efforts of leadership, commitment, and participation in the organization. Nominations for induction into the ASBE Fellows are handled separately by the Dean of Fellows and determined based upon a vote of current fellows. An active officer is not eligible for this award.