To recognize and encourage the research and social change efforts of current students and faculty, Walden offers competitive fellowships. These fellowships are administered by the Office of the President, not the Office of Financial Aid.
Don E. Ackerman Research Fellowship in Educational Leadership
The Don E. Ackerman Research Fellowship in Educational Leadership supports research that advances leadership in education through better understanding or practice. Learn more.
The Research and Applications for Social Change Grant
The Research and Applications for Social Change Grant was established to enable members of the Walden community to make a significant and meaningful change in academic and social communities, both locally and globally. Learn more.
Research in Distance Education Fellowship
The Research in Distance Education Fellowship provides funding to support research endeavors that contribute both theoretical and applied knowledge to the growing field of distance education. This program is designed to encourage research conducted in the name of the university and to continuously improve the distance-education programs at Walden through research. Learn more.
Other Funding Options
Higher Education Professional Development Program
As a faculty or staff member employed at a U.S. institution of higher education, you may be eligible to receive a 10% tuition reduction when you enroll in one of our programs.*
To learn more, call one of our enrollment advisors at 1-866-492-5336.
*This tuition reduction may not be combined with any other grant or tuition reduction for the lifetime of the program. Students are responsible for other non-tuition costs, including but not limited to university and program and custom-related fees and taxes.
Financial Assistance for International Students
While we offer several scholarships and tuition assistance opportunities, we understand that you may need additional funding to earn your degree. Alternative financial assistance opportunities are available to our students residing outside of the United States.
Tuition Benefits and Financial Assistance for Military Members
Walden’s tuition rates remain the same regardless of the state or country in which you reside. While we offer grants, scholarships, and tuition assistance opportunities, we understand that veterans and service members have unique funding options and can take advantage of different resources to earn their degree. Learn more.
Nursing Scholarship Resources
Alternative funding opportunities are available to nursing students. Many of these scholarships can be used to pay tuition while you are enrolled, while some can assist with loan repayment after graduation. Learn more.
Monthly Payment Plan
Temporarily, if you do not have a past due balance and would like to set up a payment plan in order to pay your tuition you will need to contact the university directly and speak to our payment plan administrator. Your plan will be administered directly by the university.
Please contact the Walden University Payment Plan Administrator at 800-925-3368 ext. 8436231.
Please note that if someone will be contacting the payment plan administrator on your behalf regarding your account, you will need to complete and submit a FERPA form
Some states also have grant programs that they permit their state residents to use to use to attend Walden. Check with the appropriate state agency.