Arthur J. Schmitt was an industrial executive who expressed his commitment to education, and the development of responsible leadership through Christian principles and ideals. He founded the Arthur J. Schmitt Foundation in 1941, dedicating its resources toward fashioning a better and more humane world.
The Arthur J. Schmitt Fellowships are available to students in doctoral programs. Eight to ten fellowships are awarded. Each fellowship carries a ten-month stipend up to $17,500. The fellowship includes a scholarship that pays for continuous enrollment fees.
Guidelines (MS Word)
Nomination Form (MS Word)
Biography of Arthur J. Schmitt
“Quest for Leadership: The Arthur J. Schmitt Story” by Arthur J. Schaefer
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Photos from Recent Arthur J. Schmitt Fellowship Receptions
Schmitt Fellows on Facebook
Current and former Schmitt Fellows are encouraged to be in touch and network with other Schmitt Fellows on Facebook. If you are logged into Facebook, you can click here. Otherwise, just search for “Arthur J. Schmitt Fellows – Marquette University” to find us. Then submit your request to join the group.
Arthur J. Schmitt 50th Anniversary CelebrationA 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Schmitt Fellowships at Marquette University will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2013. All Schmitt Fellows are asked to contribute to the reflection book. Please add your words of gratitude and brief personal update by clicking this link and submitting a thank-you letter and photo of you or your career/family life. Your story will help us demonstrate the immense impact the Schmitt Fellowship has had on the lives of the university’s most distinguished body of Graduate School students and alumni.