Other Valpo scholarships and awards

A complete listing of endowed scholarships may be found in the financial aid section of Valpo's catalog. The Office of Financial Aid selects recipients in cooperation with the Office of Institutional Advancement and other offices. Most endowed scholarships help to fund Valpo awards and scholarships. No separate application is required, except for the scholarships listed below and elsewhere in the scholarship section of this web site. Students should contact the indicated department, the Office of Financial Aid, or consult the catalog for further information about the following scholarships.

Alumni Heritage

  • $1000
  • Child of Valparaiso University alumnus(a)
  • Must complete undergraduate admission application
  • Will be notified by Office of Admission with your offer of acceptance
  • Renewal GPA: Must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress

Guild Scholarships

    • Shirley Ayers Jud Memorial Endowed Guild Scholarship
    • Valpo Guild Past National Officer's Endowed Scholarship
    • Guild Cookbook Scholarship
  • These are for qualifying dependents of Valpo Guild members.
  • Apply on-line through the Guild Office.

Athletic Awards

  • Amount varies by sport - we have 21 NCAA Division 1 Sport Teams
  • Scholarship per coach's discretion
  • Football is a non-scholarship sport
  • Renewal: NCAA rules

Lilly Community Foundation Scholarships

  • Full tuition, fees and book stipend.
  • Must be an Indiana resident attending an Indiana High School.
  • Selected by community foundations in Indiana.
  • At Valpo, recipients will also receive enough aid from all sources, to provide at least the standard on-campus room and board costs.
  • Contact your local county Lilly Community Foundation or high school guidance counselor to apply.
  • Renewal: Must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress

National Merit Scholarships

  • National Merit / National Achievement Finalists not receiving a corporate scholarship and designating Valpo as first choice will receive $1000-$2,000 in addition to other Valpo scholarships and awards (not to exceed full tuition). $1,000 will be offered per year to students with no financial need and $2,000 will be offered per year to students who demonstrate financial need.
  • Student will be contacted by sponsoring agency for an application
  • Will receive notification in Early March by the Office of Financial Aid
  • Renewal: Must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress

American Mathematical Competition (AMC) Scholarship

  • For qualifying undergraduates who have declared a math major
  • Must have received above a 100 on the AMC12 their junior year in high school
  • $1,000, non-renewable
  • Contact: Rick Gillman, Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, 219-464-5182

Foreign Language Scholarships

  • Amount: $1,000 ($4,000 for 4 years)
  • For first year students who will major in Classics, French, German, or Spanish.
  • Renewal: Remains a foreign language major and must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress.
  • Scholarship holders may have two majors.
  • Complete undergraduate admission application by Jan. 31
  • Complete separate scholarship application
  • Contact: Professor Timothy.Tomasik@valpo.edu, 219.464.5263
  • Website: http://www.valpo.edu/foreignlanguages/scholarships/index.php

The Professor Carol Petersen Scholarship

The Patterson McLean Friedrich French Scholarship

The Reutlingen Semester Scholarship

The Tübingen Scholarship

Henry and June Giebel Scholarships

Air Force Reserve Officers' Training Corps (AFROTC)

  • Up to $15000 for tuition and fees, and a book and monthly stipend
  • At Valpo, recipients will also receive enough aid from all sources, to provide at least the standard on-campus room and board costs.
  • Scholarships for selected students in AFROTC program. Contact AFROTC for more information.
  • Must apply to ROTC by Dec. 1
  • Renewal: ROTC rules
  • Part of the Partner school program with Notre Dame AFROTC program

Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ArmyROTC)

  • Up to 100% of tuition and fees, and a book and monthly stipend
  • At Valpo, recipients will also receive enough aid from all sources, to provide at least the standard on-campus room and board costs.
  • Contact ArmyROTC for more information or call 1-800-UND-ARMY
  • Must apply to ROTC by Dec. 1
  • Renewal:  ROTC rules
  • Part of the Partner school program with Notre Dame Army ROTC program