Valparaiso University Presidential Scholarship

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

Valparaiso University

Number of Awards & Eligibility: All admitted students will be automatically considered.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must plan to attend Valparaiso University.
  2. Must be an incoming first-year freshman.
  3. This award is for U.S. students.
  4. Must demonstrate academic excellence through standardized test scores and grade point average.
  5. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  6. Must attend a college or university in Indiana.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is for U.S. students who are planning to attend Valparaiso University as first-time freshmen. The student must display academic excellence based upon highest combined subscore (ACT or SAT) and grade point average.

Application requirements for the Valparaiso University Presidential Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • Test scores
  • FAFSA (recommended)
Additional Information: Valparaiso University is pleased to reward students demonstrating exceptional high school achievement with academic scholarships. Improved test scores or seventh semester transcript may be considered if received by Feb 15.

Award Amount: Awards range from $22,000 to $24,000 per year  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $96,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, March 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, March 1

Scholarship information is available online on the Valparaiso University (VU) website. To apply for the scholarship, the student must apply for admission to VU. A separate scholarship application is not required. Admissions application information is available online at Students may apply for admission online, via paper application, or via the Common Application. In addition to a completed application, the student must submit the following materials: a personal statement; standardized test scores (either from the testing agency or on his/her high school transcript); an official high school transcript; Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, or other test scores, if applicable. Students may apply for admission to VU as early as one year before their intended start date. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Application review begins in October for students enrolling in August and February for students enrolling the following January. Students will be notified of an admission decision approximately 3-four weeks after submission of a completed application. Please note: Students applying for financial aid are encouraged to file a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is available online at, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. Students should submit the FAFSA by March 1 for priority consideration for financial aid.
About Valparaiso University:
Contact Information: Amanda Johnson, Admission Counselor
Address: Office of Admissions 12700 Chapel Drive Valparaiso, Indiana 46383

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