Current Scholarship Awards

The following grants and awards provide scholarship money for students demonstrating financial need. As with the endowed scholarship funds, students need not apply for these scholarships directly; they are awarded at the discretion of the College and administered as an integral part of Carleton’s financial aid program.

John D. Boyd '63 Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2011 by Professor Anne Williams in memory of her husband, John D. Boyd '63. The fund provides aid to students with financial need with preference for English majors.

Class of 1983 Geology Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2013 by Robert J. Alexander '83 and Don J. Frost Jr. '83 and several other geology majors from the Class of 1983 on the occasion of their 30th reunion. The fund supports geology majors with financial need.

Petra Crosby International Scholarship
This scholarship was created in 2010 by alumni, colleagues and friends of Petra Crosby to honor her service to international students at Carleton College and to carry on her commitment to seeing that every talented international student who wants a Carleton education will have the resources to make that dream come true. This fund is intended to support a deserving international student with demonstrated financial need.

Davies Scholarship
This scholarship was created by Mr. and Mrs. John Griffith Davies in 1983 for deserving students who are supported by a single-parent household. Mrs. Davies, who is now deceased, was a single parent for a time and understood the financial challenges single parents face. The Davies are the parents of Wanda Davies, Carleton Class of 1978.

Davis United World College Scholarship
This scholarship was created by Mr. and Mrs. Shelby M. C. Davis in an effort to promote international understanding through education.

Mary Fjelstad Facciani Music Scholarship
This scholarship was created in memory of Mary Fjelstad Facciani, Carleton Class of 1971, who died in 1980. Her mother- and father-in-law, Clara and Rudolph Facciani, have continued to fund the scholarship annually, preserving the memory of Mary and her love of music. The scholarship provides assistance to junior and senior music students. Mr. and Mrs. Facciani's son (Mary's husband), Gerald Facciani, graduated from Carleton in 1970.

George International Fellows Scholarship
This scholarship was created in 1999 by the George Family Foundation for the support of international students at Carleton. The George family has a strong interest in supporting international students and the perspective they bring to the academic community. For this reason, the George family created the George International Fellows Scholarship for students from developing nations who demonstrate economic need and exceptional academic potential and promise.

Graduation Celebration Scholarship
The Graduation Celebration Scholarship Fund was established in 2013 by Barbara Levine in honor of her granddaughter, Becca Greenstein '13, on the occasion of her graduation from Carleton.

Vernon James Pick Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship was created by the Vernon James Pick Foundation in 1998. This scholarship was established to support junior and senior science majors of outstanding merit, with preference for geology majors.

Phyllis J. Powell '45 and Leslie Powell History Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2013 by Leslie E. Powell in memory of her mother, Phyllis J. Powell '45. It is to be awarded to a student with financial need majoring in history.

Starr Foundation Scholarship for the "Asia in Comparative Perspective" Program
This scholarship was created in 1998 by The Starr Foundation to provide financial assistance to students who are attending Carleton from Asian countries.

Carl D. Weiner and Paul D. Wellstone Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2013 by Eric M. Robinson '88, and his wife Lisa, on the occasion of his 25th Reunion. Financial aid will be given to students in good academic standing, with demonstrated financial need, who have engaged in a notable manner with the College community within and outside the classroom.