Are you a doctoral student in Counselor Education?

Are you a master’s student in the counseling field thinking about doctoral programs?

ACES is your professional home, and we welcome you to join us!

The Association for Counselor Education and Supervision is the professional organization committed to the advancement of quality counselor education and supervision. We support our members through our publications, opportunities for leadership and mentoring, as well as continued connections with leaders in the field.

Graduate student members of ACES are represented by graduate leaders on both the regional and national levels. Regional graduate student representatives plan and implement graduate student activities and initiatives, and work with national graduate student representatives to meet students’ needs. On the national level, the ACES Graduate Representative team gives voice to student members’ needs and concerns, plans national initiatives, and promotes graduate student connections and relationships.

As a member, you will have access to:

Regional Connections

Geographic regions are the foundation of ACES. Members are encouraged to get involved at the regional level through relationship building, conference activities, and collaborative efforts.  You can find ways to get involved with your region in the members only section of the portal.

Social Media and Technology

We regularly connect to our students through technological means, including our website. In the members only portal, you will find e-newsletters, message boards, podcasts, and publications.

National Impact

ACES graduate students are informed, committed, and excited to make an impact on the field of counselor education and supervision. We are committed to furthering our field through innovative research, teaching, supervision and service. Graduate student members create and implement innovation through collaboration and relationships. With your membership in ACES, you, too, will find ways to make a difference!

We are the future of ACES!



ACES Graduate Scholarship Opportunity

Hello Graduate Students!!!!!

We have some exciting news!! The ACES Graduate Student Committee (GSC) has created a new scholarship program to support graduate student members. The ACES GSC is funding scholarships totaling in $5,000 for 2020-2021. The goal of the ACES Graduate Student Scholarships are to award ACES student members with financial assistance to support various projects and needs that align with the mission and vision of ACES. The scholarships aim to increase opportunities for graduate students to contribute to the knowledge of Counselor Education and Supervision and develop future scholars, leaders, and supervisors.

Interested individuals must fill out an application form and submit all required materials to be considered for the scholarships to Applicants can submit one project per category individually or in teams. If submitting an application as a team (multiple students) the scholarship funds will be sent to the primary person listed on application. The number of scholarships and amounts being awarded vary each year. If you have any questions, please contact

Please note that there are three scholarship categories: (1) Advocacy, (2) Professional Development, and (3) Dissertation

The two attachments have the breakdown of the requirements for the scholarship as well as the application form.

Deadline to apply is February 20, 2021

We look forward to support your efforts to advance the field of counselor education and supervision!

Jose “Joey” Tapia-Fuselier, Jr.
ACES Graduate Student Representative

Teysha Bowser and Jan Gay
ACES Graduate Student Representative-Team

For more information:

Scholarship Application Materials

ACES Graduate Student Scholarship Application

Application Form for ACES GS Scholarship


Your ACES National Graduate Student Representatives


Have questions, want to get involved or just want to learn more?  Reach out to your ACES Graduate Student Representatives at


Your Regional Graduate Student Representatives


Graduate Student Resources

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CLICK HERE to join today and gain full access to everything ACES has to offer!

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