Funding Your Graduate Education
New Financial Aid Application
Students can now apply and reapply for assistance via CheckMarq.
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Your investment in and your commitment to your graduate education do not have to overwhelm you with a large financial burden. Assistance for your educational costs is available from many different sources. Each academic year, the Graduate School offers and administers more than $17.5 million in merit-based aid. This aid includes university-funded assistantships, tuition scholarships, and fellowships. Additional assistantships and scholarships are supported by individual gifts and faculty grants.
Types of Financial Assistance
Financial Assistance from the Graduate School
Institutional aid is available to students in many graduate programs. The most common types of aid are graduate assistantships (both teaching and research), tuition scholarships, and fellowships.
Funding for graduate students is available from many outside sources.
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Financial Assistance from Marquette Central
The Office of Student Financial Aid provides information on federal and alternate loans and on-campus employment.
The Office of the Bursar maintains the Rate Guide for tuition and housing fees. They provide billing and payment services, including a monthly payment plan.
Applying for merit-based aid (assistantships and scholarships) **
For priority consideration, applications are due in the Graduate School by 4:30 p.m. on the following dates:
|For Aid During:
||File All Materials by this date:
|Following Academic Year
Admitted and continuing students:
Complete the financial aid application for admitted students by the established financial aid deadlines.
**Employees and individuals eligible for tuition remission:
Marquette University employees and their family members, and certain non-employees, who receive tuition benefits (such as faculty remission, employee remission, spousal remission, dependent/child remission, or non-employee remission) are not eligible to receive Graduate School-funded tuition scholarships in addition to their remission benefits. However, they can apply for and receive graduate assistantships if they decline their remission benefits, and meet all assistantship eligibility requirements as stated in the Rules and Guidelines for Graduate Assistantships.