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Eligibility criteria for the first year

  1. U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
  2. Enrolled at a two- or four-year institution
  3. Enrolled at least half-time
  4. Pell Grant recipient
  5. Graduated from high school after 1/1/2006
  6. Completed a rigorous high school curriculum as defined by the state

Eligibility criteria for the second year

  1. Meet same requirements as a first-year recipient
  2. Have a 3.0 cumulative GPA and achieved sophomore standing

Amounts and selection process

First year: $750; second year: $1300. Students can self-identify through the FAFSA process; however, Marquette does its own search to identify possible recipients and confirm eligibility criteria before awarding grant.

Application process

  1. File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Renewal Process

ACG and National SMART Grant are not available beyond 2010-11.



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