LouJeanne Walton Scholarship
Lou Jeanne Walton Scholarship
Professor Walton served as a professor and chair of the Social Work department at Valparaiso University for nearly 35 years. During her tenure at VU, she was the chairperson for the social work department, a recipient of the O.P Kretzmann Award, and received numerous grant and research accolades. She was also the first Black woman to get tenure at VU, was an advisor to the Black Student Organization (BSO), and advisor to several students that graduated from social work.
The Professor Lou Jeanne Walton Scholarship reflects Professor Walton’s commitment to making Valparaiso University and the greater Valparaiso community an equitable place for all people. This scholarship program is available to full-time, entering freshmen of African-American, Hispanic/LatinX, Native American, Asian-American, or other underrepresented ethnic groups that major in the social sciences (Anthropology, History, Social Work, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, and Sociology). Students applying should have completed high school, been accepted to Valparaiso University, and have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Closes on April 20th. Please contact your admissions counselor if you believe that qualify for this scholarship.