Tag Archives: Scholarship

Milwaukee philanthropist Michael Cudahy gives $1 million to Marquette to support first-generation engineering students

News release, September 26, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee entrepreneur, business executive and philanthropist Michael Cudahy has given $1 million to support five full scholarships, including room-and-board for students attending Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering. Four students, all of whom are the first in their families to attend college and come from diverse backgrounds, started at Marquette this academic year. […]


Marquette University receives $6 million in grants from Burke Foundation for Trinity Fellows and Burke Scholars programs

News release, November 12, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University has received $6 million in grants from the Burke Foundation to continue and expand two longstanding, highly regarded scholarship programs founded by the late Richard A. Burke: the Trinity Fellows program for graduate students and the Burke Scholars program for undergraduates. Both programs incorporate volunteer service as a key component. Burke, […]


Alumnus establishes $1 million scholarship for business school

News release, April 27, 2015

John Seramur boosts longtime gift for scholarship aid MILWAUKEE – Marquette University College of Business Administration today announced that alumnus John C. Seramur, former president and CEO of Stevens Point, Wisconsin-based First Financial Corporation, has established a $1 million endowed scholarship in his name. A longtime supporter of his alma mater, Seramur made his initial […]


Longtime Milwaukee Public Schools teacher leaves $2 million estate gift for Marquette University

News release, June 17, 2014

A Marquette University alumna, who spent her entire career teaching in Milwaukee Public Schools, bequeathed a $2 million estate gift to the university for endowed scholarship aid. The gift, which will be split between Marquette’s College of Education and Law School, is the largest donation in the College of Education’s history. Bernadette Steep, who died […]


Marquette receives $10 million gift to build new Jesuit Residence, support need-based scholarships

News release, January 27, 2014

Marquette University received a $10 million gift from an anonymous benefactor to build a new on-campus residence for its community of Jesuit priests and to support need-based scholarships, Rev. Robert A. Wild, S.J., interim president, announced today. Wild said that $7.5 million of the gift marks the beginning of a university effort to build a […]