Certification Awards

The ESA Certification Corporation, in cooperation with the ESA, offers three awards.

  • The Distinguished Service Award to the Certification Program is granted annually to an individual who has provided leadership or other service to the certification programs. (details and application requirements can be found here. It is open to both ACEs and BCEs.
  • The ESA Student Certification Award rewards one PhD or Masters student annually who shows a strong interest in certification and the principles behind it. This award may be given to a person who is interested in, but has not yet pursued, their ACE or BCE.
  • The ACE Professional Award is granted to an individual who holds his or her ACE certification and has exemplified the professionalism embodied in the ACE program.