A scholarship is a form of gift assistance that does not have to be repaid. Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to students of high academic ability who enroll full time in an eligible college and are awarded by Marquette and private organizations.
Marquette offers a wide variety of merit scholarships to freshman and transfer students that support the university's mission while recognizing student achievement — excellence in and out of the classroom, commitment to community service, and demonstrated leadership.
Important note: Please be aware that Marquette scholarships are intended to cover tuition expenses only. Therefore, if you receive a full-tuition scholarship from another source (ROTC or any outside organization, etc.), you are no longer eligible for the Marquette scholarship. Likewise, if you receive scholarship aid from all sources (including private scholarships) exceeding your cost of education, your Marquette scholarship will be reduced.
Scholarship opportunities offered to entering freshmen and transfer students include our college scholarship competitions and a variety of full-tuition, general and special awards. For more information, visit the scholarship section on the Office of Undergraduate Admissions' site.
Scholarship opportunities offered to continuing undergraduate students include:
Scholarship opportunities offered to incoming freshman students include:
The Office of Student Financial Aid posts numerous private outside scholarship opportunities. Students should be aware that private outside organizations determine their own application requirements, deadlines and criteria.
Turn in your private scholarship checks! To ensure that your private scholarship checks get applied in a timely manner:
Office of Student Financial Aid
Attn: Scholarship Assistant
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Students can also search for scholarships by visiting any of the scholarship search engines listed below:
Scholarship scam alert! Every year there are several scams based on imitations of legitimate foundations, scholarship sponsors, lenders and scholarship search companies. A college education can cost a lot of money and, unfortunately, students and their families often fall prey to such scams while looking for ways to pay for school. FinAid provides advice on how to identify scholarship scams, how to protect yourself and what to do if you are scammed.
The Office of Student Financial Aid provides undergraduate and graduate students with resources about types of financial aid and student employment.
FAFSA School Code: 003863
Questions or for more information, contact the Office of Student Financial Aid