Ackerman Student Application:
Fellowship in Educational Leadership
Completed applications must be submitted on or before December 3, 2018. Additional information and letters of support will not be accepted after the deadline.
This application is to be used by student applicants only for the Don E. Ackerman Fellowship in Educational Leadership. Faculty and staff interested in applying for this fellowship should refer to the Faculty/Staff Fellowship Application Process tab on the ORSP website for information about how to apply.
Students, please complete the following online form to submit your fellowship application. Each field below must be completed for the system to process your application. The “submit” button will not work if sections of the online application are blank.
The form below allows you to upload attachments in support of your application. Please do not email supporting documentation separately as it will be difficult for us to associate the documents with your pending application.
Within 48 hours of submitting your application via the online form below, you will receive an email from the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs (ORSP) confirming receipt of your application.
Questions about the online fellowship application should be directed to the ORSP at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please contact email@example.com with general questions about the Don E. Ackerman Fellowship in Educational Leadership program.
Please provide your Walden email.
Contact Phone Number
Riley College of Education & Leadership
Barbara Solomon School of Social Work and Human Services
School of Management
Center for General Education
School of Health Sciences
School of Information Systems and Technology
School Of Nursing
School Of Public Policy And Administration
School Of Counseling
School of Psychology
Research Fellowship Information
Enter the abstract from your approved dissertation or doctoral study proposal in the text box below.
Enter the problem statement from your approved dissertation or doctoral study proposal in the text box below.
Enter the purpose statement from your approved dissertation or doctoral study proposal in the text box below.
Enter the research question(s) [applies to both qualitative and quantitative studies]/hypotheses [applies to quantitative studies only] from your approved dissertation or doctoral study proposal in the text box below.
In the text box provided below, please describe the research methodology proposed in your approved dissertation or doctoral study proposal. Please DO NOT cut and paste the entire research methods section from your proposal in response to this question. All that is needed below is a brief description of the proposed research methodology.
Enter the description of the participants to be included in your study from your approved dissertation or doctoral study proposal in the text box below.
Recruitment and Sample Size
Enter the description how participants will be recruited for your study from your approved dissertation or doctoral study proposal in the text box below. Be sure to include information about the sample size for the proposed study.
Enter the data analysis plan for your study from your approved dissertation or doctoral study proposal in the text box below.
Currently I am . . .
Collecting data for my dissertation research/doctoral study project
Writing my dissertation/doctoral study (data collection is complete)
Waiting for CAO approval (have defended my dissertation/doctoral study)
Anticipated Graduation Date:
Enter the total amount requested (maximum $1000 US Dollars, you are not required to request the full amount).
Activities and/or costs that may be paid for with fellowship funds:
-Stipends for student research
-Supplies, software, travel, participant incentives, and rental fees needed for conducting the proposed dissertation/doctoral study research
Activities and/or costs that cannot be paid for with fellowship funds:
-Dissertation/doctoral study editorial services
-Data analysis consulting services
-Walden tuition (or tuition at another institution)
In the text box below, please explain how the fellowship funds will be used. For example, will the funds be used to pay for travel to the field site to collect data, provide incentives for participants, or purchase software needed for analysis?
Research Ethics (IRB) Approval
Please attach a copy of the Walden IRB approval letter for your dissertation/doctoral study research to this application.
Please attach a copy of the URR approval for your dissertation/doctoral study research to this application.
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Please attach an up to date copy of your resume or curriculum vitae to this application.