As of February 2024, the ACES Education Fund has awarded more than 150 scholarships since 1999 to undergraduates and graduate students across the continent.

Winners have come from large universities, small colleges, and in between. 


Walsh Scholarship Recipients

A single scholarship (at $3,000 in 2018) is awarded to an applicant who demonstrates the talent and passion for language that Bill Walsh devoted his life to and who aspires to pursue the craft of editing the news.

Aubespin Scholarship Recipients

A single $2,500 scholarship is given each year to the student who best demonstrates a commitment to a career in editing, and demonstrates both exemplary work and academic achievement.

ACES Scholarship Recipients

Four annual prizes now worth $1,500 are awarded to students who are pursuing a career in editing and demonstrate exemplary skills. (The amount was increased in 2016.)