GGRN Membership

Global Graduate Researcher Network (GGRN) membership addresses the professional and career development needs of graduate-level research students who have a primary interest in ceramics and glass.

Pioneering the next wave in ceramics & glass

You are at a unique point in your student career. You’ve made the decision to further your education by obtaining a masters or Ph.D. — a decision that requires extensive research in a ceramics or glass.

Join ACerS as a GGRN (Graduate Student vibes) member for a tailored experience. Benefit from awards, scholarships, financial support, the ACerS Student Mentor Program, ACerS Learning Center, and the Ceramic and Glass Career Center – the whole package!

Join GGRN for just $30* to connect with a global community of grad-level students who share your technical interests. ACerS GGRN is all about connecting, supporting, and leveling up together on this career journey. Don't miss out – be part of ACerS!

Browse all of the opportunities available to students by visiting ACerS Resources for Students!


ACerS Meetings

You may choose to attend an ACerS meeting at the nonmember graduate student meeting rate, and in doing so you will receive one year of GGRN membership.

*Discounted membership available for those in developing and underdeveloped countries, as identified by the World Bank. For details:

GGRN provides access to targeted opportunities

Join up to three ACerS Divisions for FREE!

Connect with other ceramic and glass graduate students by joining GGRN on Facebook!

Career preparation tools – free webinars and “lunch and learn” sessions at meetings.

Discounted meeting/conference registration fees.

24/7 access to ACerS peer-reviewed technical journals.

Learn how to get published in ACerS journals with training and information sessions.

Access to leadership and professional development opportunities through the President's Council of Student Advisors (PCSA).

Valuable resources and member benefits to engage young ceramic and glass scientists!

Stay up to date with current graduate student opportunities

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Monthly e-newsletter for students that showcases: contests, scholarships, travel grants, student authored articles, webinars, podcasts, and more.

Current student members will receive the e-newsletter in their inbox each month. Make sure to mark us as 'safe sender' so we don't end up in your junk mail!

GGRN Facebook page

Follow @acersgrads for posts relevant to grad student life, current opportunities, and more!

President's Council of Student Advisors (PCSA)

The PCSA is ACerS student-led committee responsible for representing student interests to ACerS and its subsidiary committees, divisions, sections, and classes.

The PCSA is an important opportunity for students to help reach and serve the next generation of ceramic and glass materials professionals, while promoting awareness of ceramic and glass science and engineering to the general public.

Have Questions?

For more information on becoming a GGRN Member, contact Yolanda Natividad at +1-614-794-5827.