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Each year ACES recognizes editors who have made a significant contribution to our field. They may be educators who have taught generations of editors their craft; working editors of exceptional skill; or managers who are strong advocates of editing and mentors for their staff.

HEADLINE CONTEST

An award that honors those who masterfully write clever, sophisticated, unique headlines. 

GLAMANN AWARD

An award recognizing people and organizations that have contributed to the society and the craft.

ROBINSON PRIZE

An award honoring one copy editor whose work demonstrates exceptional effectiveness.

RICHARD S. HOLDEN DIVERSITY FELLOWSHIP

The Richard S. Holden Diversity Fellowship is dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion by advancing early- and mid-career professionals in their work as editors and aspiring industry leaders. The fellowship will award three winners up to $3,000 each.

SCHOLARSHIPS

The ACES Education Fund now offers six awards to students each year: four scholarships of $1,500 each, one of $2,500 and one of $3,500.