Arthur J. Schmitt Fellowship

“The most necessary thing ... is leadership.”

~Arthur J. Schmitt

Shaping leaders who improve our world

The Arthur J. Schmitt Scholarship fellowship identifies talented Marquette doctoral students and fosters their development as socially responsible leaders in the Marquette community and beyond. One of the goals of the fellowship is to further students' formation as leaders who work for positive social change in the spirit of Marquette University and Arthur J. Schmitt. This vision is accomplished through leadership education, leadership initiatives, and reflection.

For more than 50 years, 473 awards have funded 390 students in 15 different doctoral programs. The number of doctorates granted to Schmitt Fellows is 327 — and growing.

The Arthur J. Schmitt Leadership Fellowships are available to students in doctoral programs. Eight to 10  fellowships are awarded. Each fellowship carries a ten-month stipend. The fellowship includes a scholarship that pays for continuous enrollment fees. 

 


Schmitt Fellows Application at Marquette University

Fellowship Awards

The Arthur J. Schmitt Leadership Fellowships are available to students in doctoral programs. Eight to 10  fellowships are awarded. Each fellowship carries a ten-month stipend. The fellowship includes a scholarship that pays for continuous enrollment fees. 


Apply to Become a Fellow

Interested in becoming a Schmitt Fellow? Learn more about Schmitt Fellowship guidelines and nomination information, and how to apply.


Podcasts: Leadership Matters 

Various individuals, with meaningful connections to the Arthur J. Schmitt Leadership Fellows program and to the fellows themselves were interviewed on matters of leadership. Listen to what they have to say on relevant topics. 

Marquette University Schmitt Fellows projectsSchmitt Leadership Fellows 

Meet the current 2018-19 Schmitt Fellows


Alumni Connections

Learn how to stay connected to the Schmitt Society and how to be involved in giving or mentorship.


Leadership Projects 

See how our Schmitt Fellows are being the difference.



Program 50th Anniversary Celebration Video