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
Presidential Alumni Research Dissemination Award Doctoral alumni who have presented or published their dissertation research
Ann Rayner Academic Support Service Award Walden or Laureate staff member
Academic Leadership Excellence Academic Leaders
Academic Performance Award (Formally the Academic Performance and Citizenship Award) Undergraduate Students
Academic Performance and Citizenship Award Graduate Students
Bernard L. Turner Award Faculty (dissertation chairs)
Citizenship Award (Formally the Academic Performance and Citizenship Award) Graduate Students
Commitment to Social Change Award Employees
Frank Dilley Award for Outstanding Doctoral Study Graduating doctoral students
Faculty Excellence Award Faculty
Global James McGuire Business Plan Competition All students attending Laureate institutions
Harold L. Hodgkinson Award Graduating PhD students
Leadership Excellence Award Graduating doctoral students
Outstanding Alumni Award Alumni
Presidential Award for Academic Leadership Excellence Academic Leaders
Presidential Award for Faculty Excellence Faculty
Rita Turner Award Faculty (doctoral study chairs)
School of Public Policy and Administration (SPPA) Dissertation Award Graduating doctoral students
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