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Student Research Support:
New Scholars Workshop

New Scholars Workshop

The Walden University New Scholars Workshop (NSW) was created as a "next step" interactive seminar to support recent doctoral graduates' continued development as scholars and is a free experience provided by the Center for Research Quality

Topics include publishing capstone research, selecting the right journals and outlets for dissemination, preparing posters and professional conference presentations, and developing a plan to continue one's research beyond the doctoral degree. Lots of time for sharing and discussion is also provided.

To accommodate the needs of participants, the NSW is delivered in two formats.

  • Face-to-face NSWs are held in conjunction with graduation in the Winter and Summer terms. To avoid conflicts with other activities and the new staggered graduation schedule, workshops are offered from 1 to 5 pm on Thursday and Friday afternoons, prior to Friday and Saturday graduations. Same content in both sessions, so choose the one that works best for your schedule. Snacks are provided.
  • Virtual NSWs are just like the face-to-face workshop, except that they are conducted online with the use of webcams. The cohorts are smaller, and we try to schedule them on a Saturday, in the times between the face-to-face sessions. The only difference - participants have to provide their own snacks!

For more information on the New Scholars Workshop, email us at

Face-to-Face New Scholars Workshops

Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 1 - 5 pm (Eastern)*

Friday, January 17, 2020 from 1 - 5 pm (Eastern)*

Tampa Convention Center - Tampa, FL

         *date and time are subject to change


Virtual New Scholars Workshops

Virtual session dates have not been scheduled in 2020. You can indicate your interest in information about future dates by completing the application, however.

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