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