Ignacio Ellacuría, S.J. Dreamers Scholarship

The Ignacio Ellacuría, S.J. Dreamers Scholarship is named after Jesuit martyr and former president/rector of the Universidad Centroamericana "José Simeón Cañas" (UCA), one of the most prominent universities in Central America. Ellacuría made significant contributions to “Liberation Philosophy” in Latin America. The scholarship provides partial need-based scholarships to Marquette’s undocumented students. The scholarship is available for incoming freshmen, transfer students, and current Marquette undocumented students.

For additional information about the award, please contact Eva Martinez Powless, Director of Intercultural Engagement, at (414) 288-6771 or eva.martinez@marquette.edu.

Scholarship information

Award amount: Two - $1,000 (per academic year)

Deadline: May 15

To apply: e-mail Eva Martinez Powless (eva.martinez@marquette.edu) by May 15 indicating you would like to be considered.

You are eligible to apply if you:

  • Are an undocumented high school senior, transfer student, or current Marquette student
  • Intend to enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at Marquette University
  • Have significant unmet financial need
  • One scholarship will go to a current Marquette University student