AmeriCorps volunteers and alumni are invited to apply for graduate study in the Marquette University Trinity Fellows Program, a twenty-one month study/work program dedicated to developing urban leaders with a commitment to social and economic justice. The program offers Master’s degrees in: Business, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Communication, Economics, Educational Policy and Leadership, English, History, International Affairs, Applied Philosophy, Political Science, Public Service, or Theology. While engaged in full-time graduate study, Fellows work on substantive projects designed by selected nonprofit organizations in the Milwaukee area. The nonprofit work commitment is 18 hours per week during each academic year and 40 hours per week during the intervening summer. Each fellowship includes a full-tuition scholarship and a monthly stipend (currently valued at $1565 per month); these benefits exceed $60,000 for the 21-month program. Each student is charged a participation fee of $1250 per semester. Up to ten fellowship awards will be distributed annually.
Eligibility: Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the Marquette University Graduate School. Prior completion of service in AmeriCorps or other full-time volunteer organization is also mandatory.
Degree Programs Offered:
Master’s degrees in business administration, civil and environmental engineering, communication, economics, English, history, international affairs, applied philosophy, political science, and public service.