Emerging Scholars Program (ESP)

The Emerging Scholars Program (ESP) is an academic support program especially designed for entering freshmen who desire a jump-start on the Marquette college experience in a close-knit community. By choosing to participate in this unique Marquette program, you will not only work ahead by earning three credits in the summer, but you will also benefit from academic support and personalized attention throughout your freshman year. 

Urban Scholars

The Urban Scholars Program is a full-tuition scholarship program for first-generation and low-income students from specific categories in southeastern Wisconsin and Chicago. In alignment with the Catholic, Jesuit mission of Marquette University, the program exists to: provide a dedicated support network across the university, create a sense of community, ensure academic excellence and provide service to Milwaukee and the greater community.