Among the honors recently awarded to Valparaiso students and recent alumni are these prestigious fellowships:
- Fulbright Fellowship
- National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
- Orr Entrepreneurial Fellowship
- Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
- National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship
Two projects undertaken by Valparaiso students were highlighted at the Clinton Global Initiative University conference in 2012.
In the past three years, Tau Beta Phi, the national engineering honor society, has named two Valpo students Tau Beta Phi Laureates—an honor bestowed on a maximum of five students in the nation each year.
Fifteen Christ College students had papers accepted by the 2012 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR).
Nine undergraduate College of Business students won awards in national competitions at Collegiate DECA’s International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Lake City, Utah in 2012.