This scholarship award is open to new students enrolling in an undergraduate program within the College of Management and Technology. Awarded to a student who demonstrates the potential to excel as a business leader, the scholarship covers 100% of all tuition for the duration of the recipient’s undergraduate career.*
The scholarship is named in honor of Todd Benson, former Laureate Education, Inc. board member, in recognition of his contributions to the growth, expansion, and success of Laureate Education.
The recipient of the Todd Benson Scholarship must:
Candidates will be evaluated on their:
All materials listed above should be sent in one email with the candidate’s name and the name of the scholarship in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org by Jan. 27, 2017. Please note that email is the only allowable method of submission; faxes, mail, etc. will not be accepted.
The Todd Benson Scholarship is available to students admitted for a start date between April 11, 2016 and February 27, 2017.
A committee comprised of College of Management and Technology faculty will review applications and select the scholarship recipient.
The committee members will make the final selection of the scholarship recipient, and their choice is final. Award will be announced in February 2017.
Upon notification of the award, the candidate has five days to accept or reject the scholarship offer. In the case of rejection by the first-place candidate, the selection committee members may award the scholarship to the second-place candidate.
In order for scholarship funding to continue throughout the length of the program, recipients must meet the satisfactory academic progress criteria set forth by Walden University’s current catalog for the duration of their program. If the recipient defers to a start date beyond February 27, 2017 or changes to a program outside the College of Management and Technology, the scholarship is forfeited.
Scholarship funds will be applied to the student’s account approximately three to four weeks into each term.
Individuals who receive the Todd Benson Scholarship must affirm that they are willing and able to participate in all publicity efforts promoting the program. Such publicity may include news releases and media advisories, local and national media coverage, media interviews and photos, and other similar public relations activities.
Individuals who participate must sign a release that allows Walden University to use the individual’s participation in the program for publicity purposes without limitation and states that all such materials remain the sole and exclusive property of Walden University.