Walden celebrates the accomplishments of the university community—students, new graduates and those who supported them, alumni, and faculty—through a number of annual awards.

Click on each award to read about eligibility requirements and recent recipients.

 Award    Eligible 
Contribution to the Profession Award  Graduating master’s and doctoral students
Frank Dilley Award for Outstanding Doctoral Study   Graduating doctoral students
Rita Turner Award  Faculty (doctoral study chairs)
Harold L. Hodgkinson Award  Graduating Ph.D. students
Bernard L. Turner Award  Faculty (dissertation chairs)
M.B.A. Program Project Award—
Outstanding New Venture Plan
 Recent graduates of the M.B.A. program
M.B.A. Program Project Award—
Outstanding Business Consultancy Plan
 Recent graduates of the M.B.A. program
Research Symposium Poster Session Award  Graduates, alumni, and faculty members
Above and Beyond Award  Family or friends who supported a graduating student
Outstanding Alumni Award  Alumni
Faculty Excellence Award  Faculty
Outstanding Thesis Award  Graduate
Presidential Award for Faculty Excellence  Faculty
School of Public Policy and Administration (SPPA) Dissertation Award Graduating doctoral Students