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ACE is the place for students to learn, grow and connect with environmental professionals

Students can participate in the technical program with a platform or poster presentation. Student posters will be judged and the best posters will be presented with an award at the Student Awards Ceremony. Abstracts for platform presentations are due November 18 and abstracts for Student Posters are due January 13, 2020.   Both can be submitted through through the abstract submittal site on the Author Resource Center.

Applications for A&WMA Scholarships, Master's Thesis and Doctoral Dissertation Awards are now being accepted!  
Scholarship applications are due Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm ET.
Master's Thesis and Doctoral Dissertation Awards are due Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 1:00 pm ET.  

Find the requirements and applications on the Student Scholarship and Awards page

Here are some of the exciting student activities we are planning for ACE 2020: 
  • Environmental Challenge International (ECi) Competition where student teams solve real-world environmental problems and compete for cash prizes. 
  • Student Poster Contest and Session
  • Student Keynote and Welcome Reception 
  • Academia 101: How to Apply For and Get a Faculty Position
  • Student Awards Ceremony 
  • Young Professional/Student Networking Reception