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The Department of Theology and Marquette University offer academically qualified students plentiful opportunities for financial assistance. The following are some of the types of award and opportunities available to graduate students in our department. Please see the Graduate School's website for a complete listing of merit-based financial aid resources and information on how to apply for them.

 

Departmental Award Categories

Tuition Scholarships provide students in all our graduate programs full or partial tuition remission.

Teaching Assistantships provide doctoral students tuition remission and monthly stipends as well as opportunities to develop their pedagogical and course management skills working alongside our faculty.

Research Assistantships provide doctoral students tuition remission and monthly stipends as well as experience aiding faculty members in their research initiatives.

Dissertation Fellowships provide doctoral students who have completed their coursework and qualifying examinations monthly stipends while they work on their dissertations.

Teaching Fellowships provide doctoral students who have completed their coursework and qualifying examinations monthly stipends and the experience of developing and teaching their own undergraduate courses while they work on their dissertations.

 

University Scholarships and Fellowships

John Braig Family Scholarships provide stipends to students in all our graduate programs who are Roman Catholic priests, Roman Catholic seminarians, or members of Roman Catholic religious orders.

Catholic Schools Personnel Scholarships provide partial tuition remission to M.A. and M.A.C.D. students who are teachers, administrators, or other professionals employed by Roman Catholic elementary and secondary schools in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

Diversity Fellowships provide full tuition remission and monthly stipends to full-time students who are members of a historically underrepresented group in higher education (African American, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, or Hispanic-American, and/or is a first-generation college student, and/or has a history of overcoming a significant disadvantage.

Dr. Joseph and Robin Lasnoski Scholarships provide full or partial tuition scholarships to M.A. students, depending on fund availability.

David J. Laurance Scholarships provide full or partial tuition scholarships to students in all our graduate programs, depending on fund availability.

Elizabeth R. Laurance Scholarships provide full or partial tuition scholarships to M.A.C.D. students, depending on fund availability.

John P. Raynor, S.J. Fellowships provide monthly stipends to full-time doctoral students working on their dissertations.

Arthur J. Schmitt Fellowships provide monthly stipends to full-time doctoral students working on their dissertations who have shown leadership initiative and dedication toward fashioning a better and more humane world.

Smith Family Fellowships provide monthly stipends and travel funds to full-time doctoral students working on dissertations on topics requiring out-of-state research.

Trinity Fellowships provide full tuition remission and monthly stipends to M.A. students who have completed service in AmeriCorps, the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, the Lutheran Volunteer Corps, the Peace Corps, Teach for America, or other comparable full-time volunteer service organizations, and who are participating in a 21-month work/study program with a local non-profit organization.


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Theology Department Mission Statement

Theology Department Mission Statement


Marquette University defines itself as Christian, Catholic, Jesuit, urban, and independent. The Department of Theology functions within the university to investigate and understand the Catholic tradition, its relation to other Christian communions, and to other religions of the world. Read more of our mission statement.