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PhD Works Awards for Career Exploration (ACE)

PhD Works is a program that supports the career exploration and professional development of Stony Brook University's graduate students and prepare them for careers beyond the traditional expectations of their program or beyond academic research.

PhD Works Awards for Career Exploration (ACE) is a program created by the Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development unit at Stony Brook’s Graduate School. It expands our previous PhD Works Awards for Diversity and Inclusion.

PhD Works ACE 2020 Awardees

Current round:

PhD Works ACE - Summer 2021

NEW Deadline for applications: Sunday, May 9, 2021

THE APPLICATION CYCLE FOR THIS ROUND IS OPEN.

 

PhD Works Awards for Career Exploration (ACE) offers up to $750 to support meaningful career exploration activities focused on preparation for the professional workforce outside the standard academic research track and the traditional expectations of the applicant's graduate program. This round of awards is generously sponsored by the Graduate Student Organization.  

Both PhD and Master’s students are strongly encouraged to apply for PhD Works ACE. We particularly welcome applications from students whose professional development activities contribute to diversifying the workforce in their fields.  Students should have engaged in career exploration activities held between May 24, 2021 and August 20, 2021 for which they have documented expenses that have not been reimbursed by any other funding source.

Activities that directly support students' thesis/dissertation research and related activities (such as conference registration or travel to present research or thesis/dissertation topics) are NOT eligible for this award.

 

Past awardees

Awardees Spring 2021 Awardees Fall 2020 Awardees Spring & Summer 2020 Awardees Fall 2019 Awardees Spring & Summer 2019 Awardees 2018

 

Past rounds

PhD Works Awards for Career Exploration (ACE) Spring 2021 PhD Works Awards for Career Exploration (ACE) Fall 2020 PhD Works Awards for Career Exploration (ACE) Spring & Summer 2020 PhD Works Awards for Career Exploration (ACE) Fall 2019 PhD Works Awards for Career Exploration (ACE) Spring & Summer 2019 PhD Works Professional Development Awards for Inclusion and Equity 2018

 

Questions?

Contact Dr. Paola Cepeda, the PhD Works ACE coordinator.