Annual Fund

Blue & Gold Fund Goals

The primary goal of the Blue & Gold Fund is to fully fund all athletic scholarships at Marquette University.

B&G Online Auction

The year-round online auction features Marquette-specific items and all funds raised go directly to student-athlete scholarship support.

Circle of Excellence The Circle of Excellence is a donor recognition program for the top supporters of Marquette Athletics. In gratitude for the vital impact Circle of Excellence donors have on Marquette student-athletes pursuit of academic and athletic excellence, Circle of Excellence donors receive special benefits according to their giving level. In addition to regular benefits of giving to Marquette Athletics, Circle of Excellence donors will be invited to enjoy several other special engagement opportunities:

  • Access to the Marquette Room, a VIP hospitality venue offering a private bar and heavy hors d'oeuvres for all home men's basketball games
  • Invitation to select road trips at the full scholarship level only
  • Recognition at athletic events and in publications

Annual charitable giving to Marquette Athletics to any of the following initiatives is included towards the Circle of Excellence recognition threshold:

  • Blue & Gold Athletic Scholarship Fund
  • Support of an endowed athletic scholarship
  • Giving to a sport-specific fund

Annual, cumulative cash giving to Marquette's Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will be recognized at the following annual giving levels. Such a commitment will also be recognized through the university's President's Society.

Giving Level Giving Range 2016-17 Actual Cost
Room, Board & Books $12,000 - $24,999 $12,448
Tuition $25,000 - $53,829 $38,000
Full Scholarship $53,830 and up $53,830



Please note: Donors who have established a $100,000 named endowed athletic scholarship will be recognized in the Circle of Excellence (effective as of July 1, 2015).

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