Opportunities and the Advantages of Being Marco We’re looking for students who want to represent the Marshall in a very fun way… by being Marco! Opportunities Marco is seen practically everywhere–at sporting events, university functions and as a “spokes-bison” at selected private events. You could be traveling with one of Marshall’s athletic teams as a part of the cheer squad, you might be representing your university at an alumni reception or you could be helping blow out the candles at a birthday party. You never know what might come up! Perks Students selected to portray Marco will receive the following compensation: $1,000 per semester scholarship Free textbooks Travel opportunities Nike apparel, including shoes Eligibility requirements to be MARCO Must be a Marshall University student. Must currently have and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Cannot have any health issues that could be further exacerbated through the performance of the MARCO character. May be required to pass a physical fitness exam. Must be covered by a personal medical insurance plan and an automobile insurance plan. Must successfully pass a criminal background check. Must be able to commit a considerable amount of time and energy to portraying MARCO. Schedule flexibility is a must.