Financial aid is monetary assistance to help students meet the expenses of going to college. Financial aid is not intended to cover all of the student’s expenses or to support a student's family. The primary financial responsibility belongs to the student and his/her family. The Office of Student Financial Aid at Marquette University attempts to help bridge the gap between the costs of attending the university and the ability of a student and his/her family to meet those costs.

A student's financial aid award may include one or a combination of scholarships, assistantships, or student loans to help meet the costs of a graduate or professional program.  Scholarships and assistantships are awarded by each school or program (dental, law, health sciences or graduate). Questions concerning scholarships and assistantships should be directed to the admissions or dean’s office of the school or program in which you plan to enroll.

The most current and accurate information can be obtained by visiting the Marquette Central website. Marquette Central professional staff is available for assistance Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at (414) 288-4000. Although care is taken to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of information contained in this bulletin, the information is subject to change and/or deletion without notice due to unintended error and/or ongoing changes in federal and state legislation.

Eligibility Requirements

To receive financial aid from federal and state programs students must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen.  Students with F1, F2, J1 or J2 visas are not eligible.
  • Be registered with Selective Service, if required.
  • Be working toward a degree or certificate.
  • Be enrolled at least half-time. Audit, repeat and other non-credit classes do not apply.
  • Half-time:  4 credits per term for Graduate; 6 credits per term for Dental, Law, and Health Sciences.
  • Be making Satisfactory Academic Progress.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at https://fafsa.gov/.
  • Demonstrate financial need, if applying for need-based aid.
  • Not be in default on any loan or owe a refund on any grant made under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, at any institution.

Application Procedures

The first step a prospective student must take is to complete the American Dental Education Association AADSAS Application. A student needs to be formally admitted into the university before they will be considered for financial aid assistance. Students may apply for financial aid if they are currently enrolled or are applying for admission to Marquette University.

To apply for financial aid a student must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA website is https://fafsa.gov/ and Marquette's Title IV School code is 003863. It is important for a student to file their FAFSA between October 1 and January 15 in order to receive consideration of all types of financial aid. FAFSAs received February 1 or later for continuing students will result in a reduced financial aid award.  The student's Expected Family Contribution (EFC) is calculated from information provided on the FAFSA and is listed on the Student Aid Report (SAR).  The EFC is an indicator of the family's financial strength and is used along with the Cost of Attendance (COA) to determine a student's eligibility for financial aid.

During the application process, students may be asked to verify the information reported on the FAFSA. Any aid offer will be contingent upon completion of the verification process.

Important Dates

The School of Dentistry accepts students on a rolling basis. Students should complete the FAFSA; see above Application Procedures. An award will be determined following dental admission once requested documents have been received and reviewed, and awarding has begun for the new academic year.

Session Dates
Oct. 1 (prior to enrollment)Students are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon after October 1 as possible
June 1To ensure review of the application prior to receiving the bursar billing for fall term, all required documentation must be received by the Office of Student Financial Aid.
Nov. 1Deadline for receipt of all forms in order to receive aid for the fall term only.

Satisfactory Academic Progress policy

Marquette University is required by federal regulation to apply qualitative and quantitative standards in measuring academic progress for financial aid purposes. The complete Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy can be found on the Office of Student Financial Aid website.

Gift Assistance


Advanced Dental Specialists Graduate Residency Endowed Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible
  • Residents in the Endodontics Graduate Residency Program
  • Residents displaying the attributes of a professional capable of entering a dental group practice specifically including teamwork skills, clinical excellence and leadership
Amounts and How Selected

MUSOD will be responsible for the final selection of the scholarship recipient based on input from the graduate residency program directors and faculty.  Two scholarships will be awarded annually.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


American Indian Graduate Fellowship Program

Who is Eligible
  • Enrolled full-time in the School of Dentistry,
  • Certified as Indian by tribe.
  • Must show financial need
  • Must be in post-baccalaureate program for medicine and related fields.
Amounts and How Selected

Federal government funds program, selects eligible students and determines amount of each student's scholarship.

How to Apply and Deadline
  • File the FAFSA.
  • Contact AIGC at aigc.com or (505) 881-4584 to request application directly. Deadline is June 1.

Anonymous endowed scholarship for the School of Dentistry

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies dependent upon funds available. Award may be renewed based on academic performance.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Indian Health Service Scholarship (IHS)

Who is Eligible

Full-time students certified as Indian.

Amounts and How Selected

Tuition, fees, books, instruments, monthly stipend.

How to Apply and Deadline
  • File the FAFSA.
  • Go to scholarship.ihs.gov/ to apply.
  • Deadline is late March or early April for upcoming year.

Marquette University School of Dentistry Scholarship

Who is Eligible

Incoming freshman and current students in the School of Dentistry.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on:

  • Academic performance.
  • Financial need.
How to Apply and Deadline
  • File the FAFSA.
  • Incoming freshmen only. For more information, contact the Office of Admissions in the School of Dentistry.
  • Currently enrolled students. Contact Student Services for more information.

Minority Student Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible

Incoming dental students after first term of first year of Dental School.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies dependent upon funds available. Renewable for four years based on high academic achievement.

How to Apply and Deadline
  • File the FAFSA.
  • Incoming freshmen only. For more information, contact the Office of Admissions in the School of Dentistry.
  • Currently enrolled students. Contact Student Services for more information.

National Health Service Corps Scholarship (NHSC)

Who is Eligible

Preference given to students who meet economic disadvantaged criteria.

Amounts and How Selected

Tuition, fees, books, instruments, monthly stipend.

How to Apply and Deadline

Scholarships, Grants, or Loans for Disadvantaged Students

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies.

How to Apply and Deadline
  • File the FAFSA. Parents' and student's sections must be completed. Parents' data must be included even though the student is financially independent of parents.
  • Must provide copies of parents' and student's tax data.

Note: Funding may not be available from year to year.


William and Charlotte Arnold Endowed Scholars

Who is Eligible

Student demonstrating financial need.

Renewable as long as student is in good standing.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The Director of Student Services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Comfort Dental / Dr. Rick and Cindy Kushner Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students: (1) D1, (1) D2, (1) D3, (2) D4 from Arizona, Colorado, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas or Washington

Amounts and How Selected

Five $10,000 awards. Awards based on financial need.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Daniel and Nancy Cook Scholarship

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on:

  • Academic performance.
  • Financial need.
How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. Paul and Mrs. Poppy Copolous Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible

First year, full-time dental students.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Ruth Larsen Crowley Memorial Scholarship

Who is Eligible

Fourth-year dental students. Amount varies.

Amounts and How Selected

Awards based on:

  • Academic performance.
  • Dedication to the program.
How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. Thomas A. and Lois C. Dean Scholarship Fund in Dentistry

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on:

  • Academic performance.
  • Financial need.
How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. James H. DeCremer Dental Health Associates Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on:

  • Academic performance.
  • Financial need.
How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Deerwood Orthodontics Graduate Residency Endowed Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible
  • First or second year residents in the Orthodontics Graduate Residency Program
  • Residents displaying the attributes of a professional capable of entering a dental group practice specifically including teamwork skills, clinical excellence, and leadership
Amounts and How Selected

MUSOD will be responsible for the final selection of the scholarship recipient based on input from the graduate residency program directors and faculty. One or more scholarships will be awarded annually.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Delta Dental of Wisconsin Scholars Program

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students. Wisconsin residents with expressed interest in practicing in Wisconsin upon graduation.

Amounts and How Selected

Five $6,000 awards per year per dental class., D1 – 3.6 GPA at entry., D2, D3 and D4 students 3.2 GPA; Orientation toward the profession. Demonstrated community service and leadership ability.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. Arthur D. Del-Zio Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on:

  •  Academic performance
  •  Financial need.
How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. & Mrs. George W. Dennert Scholarship in Dentistry

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies dependent upon funds available.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. Dorothy DeRose Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible

Full-time, fourth-year, female dental students with an observed talent in pediatric dentistry and an expressed interest in entering a graduate residency in pediatric dentistry.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on:

  • Academic performance.
  • Financial need.
  • Recommended by Pediatric Dentistry faculty.
How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. J. Michael and Mary Doyle Dental Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible

Third- and fourth-year dental students who are residents of: Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Iowa, Pennsylvania, Ohio or Minnesota.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on:

  • Academic performance.
  • Financial need.
How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. Robert H. Eckstein, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students demonstrating excellence in pain and anxiety control in dentistry.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies dependent upon funds available.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. Leon J. English Scholarship

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on financial need and academic merit.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. H. John Eschen Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible

Preference given to residents of Milwaukee County who attended high school in Milwaukee County. Otherwise, a Wisconsin resident.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on:

  • Academic performance.
  • Financial need.
How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Forward Dental Group Scholarship

Who is Eligible

Junior or senior dental students in good standing. Displays professional attributes of teamwork skills, clinical excellence and leadership.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on:

  • Academic performance.
  • Financial need.
How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. Calvin Gander Endowed Dental Scholarship

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students

Amounts and how selected

Amount varies dependent upon funds available. Award may be renewed based on academic performance.

How to apply and deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. John A. Goeckermann Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students

Amounts and how selected

Amount varies dependent upon funds available. Award may be renewed based on academic performance.

How to apply and deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dean John F. Goggins Scholarship

Who is Eligible

Dental students demonstrating interest in research.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies dependent upon funds available.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Lena Zwaska Groth Endowed Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible
  • Students in the Marquette University School of Dentistry
  • Preference shall be given to students with demonstrated financial need who are residents of Wisconsin
Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies dependent upon funds available.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. James L. Gutmann Family Scholarship

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students of Native-American descent.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies dependent upon funds available.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Drs. Michael L. Hanneman and Karen L. Dustrude Scholarship

Who is Eligible
  • MUSOD student
  • Available to D2, D3, D4
  • GPA standing
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Financial need
Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies dependent upon funds available.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. Alan and Sharon Kleinman Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible

Non-Wisconsin resident demonstrating financial need. Preference given to transfer students and to students who demonstrate that they have overcome economic and/or social adversity.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on:

  • Academic performance.
  • Financial need.
How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. John E. & Lucille O. Koss Memorial Dental Research Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students collaborating in faculty research projects.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies dependent upon funds available.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. William C. Levihn Scholarship

Who is Eligible
  • Third- or fourth-year dental students who are Wisconsin residents.
  • First preference given to a Dane County resident who received undergraduate training at University of Wisconsin– Madison.
  • Second preference given to a Wisconsin resident, preferably from Dane County.
Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on:

  • Financial need.
  • Academic merit.
How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Sister Gloria List, D.D.S. Endowed Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible

Second year, female dental student.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Award based on financial need.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Leslie G. and Cecile C. Matthews Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on:

  • Academic performance.
  • Financial need.
How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Rev. William McEvoy, S.J. Endowed Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible
  • MUSOD student
  • Available to D2, D3, D4
  • GPA standing
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Financial need         
Amounts and How Selected

The final decision regarding the number and amount of awards rests with the Marquette University School of Dentistry. Awards shall be made by the School of Dentistry in its sole discretion.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. Charles J. Mears Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible
  • MUSOD student enrolled in their first year of the Graduate Orthodontics Program
  • GPA standing
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Financial need
  • First preference shall be given to an alumnus of the Marquette University School of Dentistry DDS degree program that has a family with children
  • Second preference shall be given to a Marquette University School of Dentistry alumnus regardless of family situation
  • Third preference shall be given to an eligible resident who has a family with children regardless of his/her dental school training
Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies dependent upon funds available.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. Howard D. Mertz Scholarship in Dentistry

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies dependent upon funds available.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Midwest Dental Endowed Scholarship

Who is Eligible

Wisconsin residents from outside the Milwaukee and Dane county areas.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on:

  • Primarily, financial need.
  • Secondarily, academic merit.
How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dorothy Mikolaizyk Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on:

  • Academic performance.
  • Financial need.
How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Mary M. Zoepfel Morton Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on:

  • Academic performance.
  • Financial need.
How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Delbert P. Nachazel Family Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on:

  • Academic performance.
  • Financial need.
How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


C. L. M. Park Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Fund

WHO IS ELIGIBLE

Wisconsin residents from one of the following counties: Douglas, Bayfield, Burnett, Washburn, Polk, Dunn, Baron, and St. Croix; or the cities of Hartford and Slinger, Wis.

AMOUNTS AND HOW SELECTED

Amount varies. Awards based on financial need.

HOW TO APPLY AND DEADLINE

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Leo D. Pinsky Dental Memorial Fund

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies dependent upon funds available.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Frederick C. Prehn, D.D.S. Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible

Preference given to Northern Wisconsin Resident

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on:

  • Academic performance.
  • Financial need.
How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Arthur C. Reuter Family Endowed Dental Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible
  • MUSOD student
  • Preference shall be given to one or more students with a demonstrated commitment to community service and have high financial need.
Amounts and How Selected

High financial need is to be determined based on eligibility for financial aid provided to students from low-income backgrounds, such as those eligible for the programs offered through the Department of Health and Human Services at the time of this agreement. If in the future, the HHS program is discontinued, high financial need will be determined by the School of Dentistry after consultation with the Office of Student Financial Aid. Responses to the required essay shall be used to prioritize award recipients who meet the scholarship preferences described.

How to Apply and Deadline

Candidates for the award must complete an essay describing how they shall, if awarded the scholarship, make a positive contribution to the religious character, goals, and mission of the University as a religious educational institution with a Catholic Jesuit tradition.


Dr. Robert Schaenzer Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students showing academic achievement.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies dependent upon funds available.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


School of Dentistry Class of ’57 Endowed Scholarship

Who is Eligible

First year, full-time dental students who exhibit financial need.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies dependent upon funds available.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


School of Dentistry Class of 1968 Scholarship Fund/Dr. Curtis Menard

Who is Eligible
  • MUSOD student
  • D3 or D4 student
  • GPA standing of 3.0 or better
  • Financial need
Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies dependent upon funds available.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


School of Dentistry Class of 1970 Scholarship

Who is Eligible

D3 Student

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on:

  • Academic performance.
  • Financial need.
How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. Raymond & Marcella Schweiger Endowed Scholarship in Dentistry Continuing Dental Scholarship Program

Who is Eligible

Continuing full-time dental students.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on:

  • Academic performance.
  • Financial need.
How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. A.H. Tennessen Memorial Scholarship

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. Richard G. Walser Scholarship in Dentistry

Who is Eligible

Dental students demonstrating exceptional financial need.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies dependent upon funds available.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


The Benjamin Walsh Scholarship in Dentistry and Law

Who is Eligible

First-year dental students.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on:

  • Academic performance.
  • Financial need.
How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Toby and Bernard Weiser Endowed Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible
  • MUSOD students
  • Financial need
Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies dependent upon funds available.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. & Mrs. Albert H. Weisfeld Scholarship in Dentistry

Who is Eligible

Full-time minority dental students. 3.000 GPA and exceptional financial need.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies dependent upon funds available.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Welch Family Scholarship in Dentistry Fund

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies dependent upon funds available.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Mr. Daniel J. Wielgus Endowed Scholarship

Who is Eligible

First Preference - Student from NE Wisconsin.

Second Preference - Student from Northern Wisconsin.

Third Preference - Wisconsin student.

GPA Standing

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The Director of Student Services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. Dannel V. Wielgus Dental Endowed Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible

First Preference - Student from NE Wisconsin.

Second Preference - Student from Northern Wisconsin.

Third Preference - Wisconsin student.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The Director of Student Services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Jean S. Wielgus MUSOD Endowed Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible

First Preference - Female student who graduated from U.W. Green Bay before attending dental school.

Second Preference - Student from Wisconsin.

GPA Standing.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The Director of Student Services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation Current Use Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible

Wisconsin resident(s) in second term of third year of dental school.

Amounts and How Selected

Four $2,500 awards for 2010 and 2011. Awards based on financial need and must be in top 25% of Wisconsin residents in class.

How to Apply and Deadline

Applications will be sent to students who meet the criteria in the Spring.  Students must be in the top 25% of Wisconsin residents. Selected by the WDA Foundation Scholarship Committee. Winners notified in April.


Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation/ Wisconsin Alliance Scholarship

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students who are married and Wisconsin residents.

Amounts and How Selected

One $1,000 award. Awards based on financial need.

How to Apply and Deadline

Applications will be made available in the Spring.  Notification sent to all students.  Winners selected by WDA Foundation Scholarship Committee. Winners notified in April.


Dr. David and Sharon Winkler Endowed Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible

First Preference - First Generation dental student.

Student in good standing.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies.

How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The Director of Student Services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. George C. Wussow Scholarship Fund

Who is Eligible

Junior or senior student with demonstrated commitment to the study and practice of oral surgery.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on:

  • Academic performance.
  • Financial need.
  • Recommended by oral surgery faculty.
How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Dr. Charles L. Ziegler Endowed Scholarship

Who is Eligible

Full-time dental students.

Amounts and How Selected

Amount varies. Awards based on:

  • Academic performance.
  • Financial need.
How to Apply and Deadline

Awarded as part of continuing student scholarship program. No application necessary. The director of student services in the School of Dentistry will notify eligible students after July 1.


Office of Student Financial Aid - available programs

Scholarship Assistance - Private Scholarship Opportunities

Information on Private Scholarship Opportunities can be found on the Office of Student Financial Aid website.

Loan Assistance

A loan is a type of financial aid that has to be repaid upon graduation or when no longer enrolled in school on a full- or half-time basis (depending upon the terms of the individual loan program).  A promissory note (legal agreement to repay) must be signed before a loan will be disbursed. The promissory note contains detailed information about terms, responsibilities and repayment of the loan. There are no penalties for prepaying principal or interest in any student loan program. Federal regulations require all first-time Federal Direct Loan borrowers to participate in loan counseling before disbursement of the loan.

Federal Loan Programs

The principal loan programs administered by Marquette for Dental students are the Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan, the Federal Direct Grad PLUS Loan, and Health Professions Student Loan (HPSL).

Additional information about loans can be found on the Office of Student Financial Aid website.

Health Professions Student Loan (HPSL)

Information about the Health Professions Student Loan (HPSL) can be found in the 2017-18 Award Information Guide on the Office of Student Financial Aid website.

Truth in Lending Act Disclosures

Students borrowing any non-federal loans (e.g., institutional, Title IX loans, or private loans) must sign and acknowledge disclosure forms acknowledging the specific terms of each loan and stating that the student is aware of lower cost Federal loan alternatives. The disclosure forms will be sent out by the lending institution when appropriate. Each disclosure form clearly states what steps the students must take next and in what timeframe those steps must be made.

Private Alternative Loans

Alternative Loans are non-federal educational loans available from a variety of national lending institutions. Minimums and maximums vary for these loan programs, but all require a satisfactory credit history. The Alternative Loan Lender Chart provides an alphabetical list of all lenders that Marquette students have used in the past five years. This is in no way exclusive or exhaustive of all existing lenders. The Office of Student Financial Aid will honor requests to certify other alternative educational loans that do not appear on this chart.

Student Employment Assistance

The primary function of Student Employment Services, located within the Office of Student Financial Aid, is to assist students in securing employment on campus or off campus within businesses in the area. Many students help finance their education through part-time employment.

Marquette lists part-time on and off campus positions on the web-based job posting site, JobConnection.

Students wishing to work must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. This means that the NEW student employees need to complete an I-9 form with the Office of Student Employment on their first day of employment. Students must provide original documents (i.e., Social Security card and driver's license or U.S. passport); copies or faxes of documents are not acceptable. Be sure to check the last page of the I-9 form for a list of acceptable documents to complete the I-9 process. Students may view the I-9 requirements on the Student Employment Services website. Contact Student Employment at studentemployment@marquette.edu with questions.

*Many dental students find that their academic demands prohibit employment, especially during the first two years. Therefore, employment programs are generally not awarded to dental students as part of their financial aid package. Students interested in employment should contact Student Employment Services.

Additional information

For more information please visit the Marquette Central website. Contact us with questions at marquettecentral@marquette.edu(414) 288-4000, or visit Zilber Hall, Suite 121.  When contacting Marquette Central please provide student's Marquette University ID (MUID) and four-digit Marquette Central Access Number (MCAN).  Marquette Central's office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday CST.