Père Marquette Awards

The Père Marquette Award is Marquette's largest pool of gift assistance offered to students. All applicants to Marquette are considered for the Père Marquette Award program. Notification is traditionally made by mid-February (a few weeks following an admission decision). There is no application process specific to this award other than to apply for admission into Marquette University as an undergraduate freshman.

This award is renewable each semester of a recipient's four-year (eight-semester) undergraduate program provided the recipient remains in good academic standing with his or her respective college. For additional program details about this award, review the applicable Award Information Guide, available from the Office of Student Financial Aid.


  • Freshman applicants: Dec. 1
  • Transfer applicants: No deadline. Applicants from four- and two-year colleges are considered for this award on an ongoing basis until funds are exhausted.


  • No additional application is required. By applying for admission, you are considered for the Père Marquette Award.

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The value of a
Marquette Education

The value of a Marquette Education

Knowing where your money goes and how the university operates is paramount to understanding the true value of a Marquette education. Working together with our students, we've compiled some key data and laid it out in an accessible, transparent and easy-to-read guide.

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