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Promoting justice and faith through service

The Trinity Fellows Program is a graduate fellowship program dedicated to developing urban leaders with a commitment to social and economic justice. Fellows participate in a 21-month study/work program while earning a master's degree in one of fifteen fields of study.

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Our Alumni are changing the world

"This was my home after Peace Corps and the place where I decided to dedicate my life to service thanks to Dick Burke and the Trinity Fellows Program. Forever grateful!" - Dominique Jordan Turner MBA '06

Read more about Dominique's story and career here.

Student Applicants:. Applications for the 2020-2022 Trinity Fellows Program will be due January 15, 2020. Please see Student Fact Sheet.

Agency Applicants: Please see Agency Fact Sheet. Deadline for agency applications is February 1.

Diversity & Inclusion: The Trinity Fellows Program recognizes and cherishes the dignity of each individual regardless of age, culture, faith, ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, language, ability or social class. We are committed to becoming a more diverse and inclusive program, and affirm Marquette University's Statement on Human Dignity and Diversity. For more information on Marquette's commitment to diversity and inclusion, please visit the Office of Instituional Diversity and Inclusion website.

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Carolyn Swabek, Director
(414) 288-0637

Alisha Klapps Balistreri, Assistant Director
(414) 288-0260

Peggy Mead, Program Assistant
(414) 288-5473