The ACE Women’s Network of Ohio has created four awards to honor and highlight women professionals in Ohio’s institutions of higher learning.
The awards support the career growth of women through professional development awards, promote campus community through conversations, and spotlight the scholarship and leadership contributions of women throughout Ohio. They are designed to recognize the breadth and depth of women’s leadership and support the IDEALs as described by the American Council on Education’s Office of Women in Higher Education.
ACE WNO helps to Identify women leaders, supports the Development of their leadership ability, Encourages use of those abilities, helps to Advance women’s careers, Links women leaders to other women through the network, and to mentors; Supports women as they pursue their professional Aspirations.
Applicants must be employed by a regionally accredited institution of higher education located, or based, in Ohio. If applicants receive an award they are strongly encouraged to participate in the Annual ACE WNO conference in November and may be asked to present their work.
The awards are listed below. Please click on the list below to see the award description, its criteria, and application information. The application can also be found here.
Excellence in Leadership Award (Annual award)
Excellence in Higher Education Research Award
Professional Development Scholarship Award (open twice a year)
Campus Conversations Scholarship Award