Ronald E. and Kathleen M. Zupko Scholarship

The Ronald E. and Kathleen M. Zupko Scholarship is a four-year scholarship covering full tuition. This scholarship recognizes high-achieving graduates of the Milwaukee Public School system. It is awarded once every four years to talented Milwaukee Public School seniors with demonstrated financial need. The scholarship is renewable each year of the recipient’s four-year (eight-semester) undergraduate program, provided the recipient maintains a 2.0 GPA in freshman year and a minimum 2.5 GPA thereafter. The award is based on academic merit and demonstrated financial need. For additional program details about this award, review the applicable Award Information Guide, available from the Office of Student Financial Aid at


Scholarship information

Award amount

  • Full tuition


  • January 15 (apply for admission)

Selection guidelines

  • High school senior in the Milwaukee Public School system with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Consideration of students admitted to all colleges at Marquette but special consideration given to applicants admitted to the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts & Sciences (A&S).
  • Have need as determined by completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Net Price Calculator. File the FAFSA ( no later than February 1 using 2022 tax information. For any scholarships or grants that require the FAFSA, Undocumented, Dreamer and DACA students may fill out the Net Price Calculator for verification.
  • International students are not eligible for this scholarship.