Scholarships to Support Students of Promise

VALPO IS FOR WOMEN AND MEN OF CHARACTER, STUDENTS OF PROMISE, WHO HAVE A PROPENSITY TO LEAD AND A DESIRE TO SERVE

Endowed scholarship funds will make it possible for us to say “yes” to more of the students for whom this University is a perfect match. Your support will help change the lives of countless young women and men, enabling deserving students from across the socioeconomic spectrum to attend Valpo, to flourish at Valpo, and to follow generations of Valpo alumni into lives of compassionate leadership in all walks of life.

Goal: $120,000,000

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AVERY DAVIS ’16 was active in his high school music program in Gary, Ind., and intended to study music in college. After a visit to his school by Valpo’s Jianyun Meng, director of the Confucius Institute, Avery saw his future a little differently.

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TYLER SANFT ’16 first visited the Valparaiso University campus when his eighth-grade basketball team competed in the National Lutheran Basketball Tournament of Champions at the Athletics-Recreation Center. From that time in March 2008, he knew he wanted to attend Valpo.

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For VANESA ABAD ’18 the start of her college career was filled with transitions. While a junior at Lake Zurich High School, she committed to play soccer at The Ohio State University. During the spring semester of her freshman year, she was faced with significant scheduling conflicts when nursing clinicals coincided with the four-hour blocks of practice time.

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