Applications for ACE 2024 are currently CLOSED. Applications for ACE 2025 will open in September. If you would like to be notified when applications open, please follow the link below.

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All government employees may email their resume, unofficial transcript, and two references to If you are a ROTC cadet or a non-government civilian, please submit your application here.
Application Requirements
  • The 2024 ACE program starts on 28 May and ends on 9 August. Applicants must be able to work during this time frame.
  • Must have applied via the AFRL/RI Advanced Course in Engineering (ACE) guidelines. To be considered for first priority selection, applications must be submitted in full by midnight EST on December 3, 2023. If the position is not filled following the first selection on Dec. 3rd, however, the position will remain open and applications may be submitted until the final deadline on midnight EST January 21, 2024.
  • Typically rising juniors or seniors in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Math, or similar technical degree
  • Must be secret clearance eligible, however, current valid clearance is not required
  • For any questions about the application or ACE in general, please contact