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Burke Scholarship

The Burke Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Marquette University.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Full Tuition, plus a stipend
Application Deadline: 1-Feb
Requirements: Applicant must be a Wisconsin resident who has rank in the top tenth of his or her class, a minimum combined SAT I score of 1200 (composite ACT score of 28), and who has shown exceptional commitment to others through community volunteer time and leadership. FAFSA required.
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior

Sponsorship provided by:

Marquette University
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI

Email Address:
Phone Number: 414 288 7302 / 800 222 6544
Fax Number: 414 288 3764

You can find out more by contacting:

Kenneth Anselment
Assistant Dean of Admissions

You should always spend time looking into any material provided for the scholarship. Your best chance of obtaining money comes from finding out the requirements from the start and knowing if you fulfill them. A good first step is to try to recognize the reason for involvement of the Marquette University and their reason for offering the Burke Scholarship. Once that is done, make sure you have the possibility to receive the scholarship. After figuring out that you have a decent shot of going on to be one of the winners of the Burke Scholarship, then you should fill out an application.

A vital aspect in the process of trying for the scholarship is filling out the application correctly. Some forms are drawn-out and tedious, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that your work was done correctly and completely. You don't want to be denied because of carelessness.

After the required forms have been mailed, it's important to know when the Burke Scholarship chooses a winner and actually dispenses the money in order to stay informed about if it is possible to rely on the scholarship to help meet any bills associated with your education and how it will assist with your future, as there may be restrictions on what expenses are covered by the Burke Scholarship. Increasingly, it is tough to take care of all of your financial needs, and obtaining the Burke Scholarship as a supplement to your own resources can provide significant support. If you are not fortunate to receive the Burke Scholarship, try not to be upset, there will be alternative scholarships that you can hopefully get.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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