Fraternity Life

How to Join

How to Join

Men are eligible to join a fraternity at Valparaiso University once he has completed 12 credit hours with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50.

For more information on joining a fraternity, submit your information here!

Parent Information

Parent Information

Joining a fraternity is a big decision, and often parents/guardians have a number of questions.

Please click here for more information specifically for parents of men considering joining a fraternity at Valpo.

Freshman Scholarships Available to members of the Class of 2026!


Panhellenic and Interfraternity Council Freshman Scholarship

On behalf of the Interfraternity and Panhellenic Councils at Valparaiso University, we would like to welcome you to your first year on campus and to provide you information on an exciting scholarship opportunity. The fall of 2021 marks the eleventh year of the Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Council Freshman Scholarships. Two $500 scholarships will be offered. Due September 9, 2022. Click here for the application.

Phi Kappa Psi Excellence Bound Scholarship

The Phi Kappa Psi Excellence Bound Scholarship was designed for freshman men who excel in the areas of service, leadership, and academics. This fall, Phi Kappa Psi will be awarding seven total scholarship in the following breakdown: one $1,500 scholarship, two $750 scholarships, and four $500 scholarships. The deadline to apply is September 18, 2022. Click here for the application.

Phi Sigma Kappa Jack Esala Honorary Scholarship

The Phi Sigma Kappa Jack Esala Honorary Scholarship is open to any freshman man. There will be one $600 scholarship provided by Phi Sigma Kappa. The deadline to apply is January 15, 2023. Click here for the application.

Sigma Chi Jordan High Ambition Scholarship

The Sigma Chi Fraternity is awarding three, $500 scholarships, to freshman men that are believed to be men of high ambition. Once completed, you will be contacted by Sigma Chi for the next step in the application process. The deadline to apply is October 2, 2022. Click here for the application.

Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship

The Balanced Man Scholarship rewards students who have shown academic excellence, leadership skills, and a commitment to their health and well-being. SigEp believes that recognizing students who demonstrate balance and all-around excellence is one way to promote men of principle. Sigma Phi Epsilon is offering a number of scholarships totaling $3,000 with the Balanced Man Scholarship. Click here for the application. The deadline to apply is September 11, 2022.