Endowed Scholarship Awards

Income from the endowed funds described here provides scholarship assistance to enable qualified students to attend Carleton College. All scholarship recipients must maintain academic excellence and must, unless otherwise noted, demonstrate financial need. 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. The minimum amount currently designated for endowing and administering a new scholarship fund is $100,000.

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ABC Diversity Scholarship

The ABC Diversity Scholarship was created in 1998 by Ervin and Louise Shames in honor of their daughter, Allyson Shames Argo '93. This fund was established to support Carleton students who are graduates of A Better Chance (ABC), a program founded in 1963 to support students of color who are preparing for college studies. The Shames family, Carleton College, and other donors have joined efforts to support ABC graduates who are studying at Carleton.

Access Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2014 by an anonymous donor. It is to be awarded to students with demonstrated need.

George I. Alden Trust Scholarship

The George I. Alden Trust Scholarship was initiated by the Alden Trust through challenge grants to the College in 1986 and 1989 to support mathematics and science majors. These grants were matched by gifts from several corporate, foundation, and individual donors.

Alliss Educational Foundation Scholarship

The Alliss Educational Foundation Scholarship was made possible through the will of the late Charles Clifford and Ellora Martha Alliss of Cass County, Minnesota. Mr. Alliss was an executive of Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (3M). The Foundation was set up exclusively to support the education of young people from Minnesota. The Alliss's concern and foresight is being realized through your education.

Amanda B. Anderson Scholarship

This fund was created by Amanda B. Anderson in 1974 to ensure that qualified students had the opportunity for a superior education in the liberal arts. Miss Anderson was inspired to establish this fund by her association with friends who were Carleton graduates.

Lesley K. Anderson '94 Memorial Scholarship

The Lesley K. Anderson '94 Memorial Scholarship was created in 2003 by the family, friends, and classmates of Lesley. This fund is intended to support a student studying psychology.

Sara M. Anderson Scholarship

This fund was created in 1967. The income from this fund provides annual scholarship awards for deserving students.

Robert W., Mildred S., and Jane '41 Andrews Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1961 to honor Robert W. and Mildred S. Andrews, parents of Jane Andrews, Carleton Class of 1941. Jane was a long-time staff member and alumni volunteer at Carleton. When Jane passed away in January 1997, the Andrews Scholarship fund expanded to commemorate her life as well. This fund is intended to support a deserving student with financial need.

Walter G. and Louise Seeger Andrews Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2003 through a bequest from Walter G. Andrews, a member of the Class of 1935, and from family members. This fund is intended to support a deserving student with financial need.

Anonymous Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2010 by anonymous donors. In establishing this fund, the donors affirm the College's mission of academic excellence by ensuring that all students of academic merit have access to a Carleton education. This scholarship is awarded to students with financial need.

Anonymous Endowed Scholarship II

This scholarship was established in 2010 by anonymous donors to provide scholarship assistance to students with financial need.

Lois L. Arnegard Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2001 through a bequest from Lois L. Arnegard, a member of the Class of 1933. This fund is intended to support freshmen and sophomore students who show academic promise.

Richard D. Arney Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Arney family in 2005 to honor the memory of Richard Arney, Class of 1933. It is the donors' preference that this scholarship benefit junior or senior students majoring in economics who are participating in active recreational activities.

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Preston M. "Chip" Bacon, Jr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Preston M. "Chip" Bacon, Jr. believed strongly in the value of a liberal arts education and hopes this fund will provide curious, promising students with limited financial means the opportunity to attend Carleton, benefit from its excellent academic programs, and contribute to the diverse fabric and culture of Carleton. It is his wish that this fund will assist students who will make full use of their Carleton education to help enrich the world.

Known as "CHIPS's Gift," Mr. Bacon created that acronym to communicate to recipients the importance of Caring, Hope, Inspiration, Promise. Although he wishes the gift could have been larger, Mr. Bacon hopes that his act of generosity will inspire its recipients to give back to Carleton at some point during their lifetime. Mr. Bacon, with this gift, wishes to say to its recipients, "God bless you and your family on your journey to success." This scholarship is intended to provide financial aid to students with need.

S. Eugene Bailey Instrumental Music Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1997 through a bequest from S. Eugene Bailey which celebrates his ardent support of the music program at Carleton College and his belief in the value of music as an integral part of a strong liberal arts education.

Winfield and Harold Baird Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1964 by the Winfield and Harold Baird Foundation and by David Baird in honor of his friend W. Stewart McDonald, Carleton Class of 1922 and a trustee of the College from 1951 until his death in 1967. David Baird is a retired New York businessman and long time friend of Carleton.

Professor John K. Bare Endowed Scholarship

The Professor John K. Bare Scholarship was established in 2014 by Professor's Bare's daughter, Lota Theresa "Terry" Maurer. John K. Bare came to Carleton as a professor of psychology in 1958, after previously teaching at Brown University and the College of William and Mary. At Carleton, he served as chair of the psychology department for 13 years, and he taught until his retirement in 1983. Professor Bare believe passionately in the importance of higher education. According to his daughter, nothing pleased him more than the light of comprehension in a student's eyes. He was first and foremost a teacher, although he was also a scholar, researcher, and caring administrator. It is only fitting that his memorial will help students enjoy the benefits of a Carleton experience. The scholarship supports deserving students with demonstrated financial need. While not a restriction, the donor encourages the College to award this scholarship to majors in psychology, biology, chemistry, physics, math, English, art, history and music.

Emily Barr and Scott Kane Endowed Scholarship

Emily ’80 and Scott are longtime supporters of Carleton College and believe strongly in the value of an excellent liberal arts education. They hope this fund will provide curious, deserving students with limited financial means the opportunity to attend Carleton and contribute to the diverse fabric and culture of the school. It is their sincere wish that this fund will assist students who will make full use of their Carleton education to help enrich and repair the world.

Frederick Goodsell Barrows Scholarship

This fund was created in 1959 by Frederick Barrows. The scholarship is for students from Ottertail County, Minnesota.

Lucille H. Beckhart Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1991 through a bequest from Maurice H. Beckhart in memory of his wife, Lucille H. Beckhart, Class of 1927, for the purpose of aiding deserving students.

Harold P. Bend Scholarship

Harold P. Bend, a friend of the College, made a gift to establish this fund in 1965. He was glad to support financial aid for students with need, given the rising costs of higher education.

Benoit Family Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Madeline Benoit in 2004 because of her deep appreciation for the education that is provided at Carleton. This fund is intended to support deserving students with financial need.

Mary Lathrop Benton Scholarship

This scholarship was established in honor of Mary Lathrop Benton who served as Dean of Women and as professor of Latin and French at Carleton for eight years in the early 1900s. During this time, Dr. Evelyn Anderson Haymaker was a student. She and her husband Dr. Webb Haymaker created this fund in Mrs. Benton's honor in 1978. The Haymakers, both deceased, were eminent research scientists. Evelyn was an endocrinologist with NASA after she and her husband worked for fifteen years with the National Institute of Health. She served as a Carleton trustee from 1965-1973 when she became Trustee Emeritus. She obtained her B.A. from Carleton in 1921, her M.D. from the University of California, and her Ph.D. from McGill University. This fund is intended to support a deserving student with financial need.

William Benton Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1976 by a gift from Mrs. Webb Haymaker to honor William Benton. This fund is intended to support a deserving student with financial need.

Robert R. and Josephine F. '47 Berg Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2007 with a generous gift from Mrs. Robert Berg and is intended to support a deserving student with financial need.

Mark H. Berman Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1999 as a memorial to Mark Berman, Class of 1991, by his family and friends. This fund is intended to support a deserving student with financial need.

F. R. Bigelow Foundation Minority Scholarship

This scholarship was created by the Bigelow Foundation in 1985. It provides financial assistance to minority students from Ramsey, Washington, and Dakota counties in Minnesota.

Madge Mussey Bilka Scholarship

This scholarship was created through charitable gift annuities by Paul J. Bilka in 2013 in memory of his wife, Madge, an alumnus from the Class of 1940. It is intended to provide financial support to students with need.

Lucetta O. Bissell Memorial Scholarship

Miss Lucetta Bissell, Class of 1909, established this scholarship through a provision in her will. She ensured that future generations of students would have the opportunity to have the Carleton experience as she did.

Blodgett Calvin Family Endowed Scholarship Fund

Mary Blodgett and Carlton Calvin, parents of Seth ’19, established the Blodgett Calvin Family Endowed Scholarship Fund, which is intended to provide financial aid to students with need.

Robert and Barbara Bonner Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2000 by Roy S. Rogers IV, Class of 1989. The Fund recognizes Robert's service to Carleton as a member of the History Department and Dean of Students and Barbara's service to both the Carleton and Northfield communities. The Fund also serves as a memorial to Jennifer Bonner, Class of 1989. The Bonner Fund provides scholarship aid to students interested in the humanities.

Boswell Scholarship

Created in 1875 by Charles Boswell, this scholarship supports deserving male students.

Dan A. and Helen Bovenmyer Endowed Scholarship

Established by Dr. Dan A. Bovenmyer ’53 P’80 and Helen H. Bovenmyer ’53 P’80 in 2017, this fund is intended to provide financial aid to students with need. With the influx of veterans to universities at the end of WWII, both Dan’s and Helen’s parents wanted them to attend a smaller school. Thus Helen from Minnesota met Dan from Iowa, and 62 years of marriage later, they decided the best way to say thanks was to give the Carleton opportunity to deserving students.

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.

Elizabeth S. Boyles Scholarship

Created in 1949 through the will provision of Charles D. Boyles ’06, this scholarship honors Elizabeth S. Boyles, member of Carleton class of 1906. The scholarship supports worthy students in the field of music.

Professor Violette Browne Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was created through a bequest of Robert L. Currie, Class of 1944. Mr. Currie established this scholarship as a memorial to Professor Browne and the impact she had on his life. Professor Browne taught voice at Carleton. The scholarship provides financial assistance to students studying music, with a preference for voice students.

David Bryn-Jones Scholarship

This fund was created in 1964 by Mr. and Mrs. Edward C. Wilson, long time friends of Dr. Bryn-Jones. The scholarship is awarded to Carleton students who have interest in the humanities, social sciences and international relations.

Marian Bryn-Jones Scholarship

Established in 1985 by dedicated alumna and generous supporter Mrs. Marian Bryn-Jones '23, the Bryn-Jones Scholarship supports minority students with financial need.

This fund was created in 1964 by Mr. and Mrs. Edward C. Wilson, long time friends of Dr. Bryn-Jones. The scholarship is awarded to Carleton students who have interest in the humanities, social sciences and international relations.

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Belle Caldwell Scholarship

The fund was a gift from Mary Louise Caldwell's estate. The income from this fund is given to a junior or senior deserving student.

Campus Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established by gifts from Carleton's faculty and staff during the Assuring Excellence Campaign.  A generous bequest from the estate of Ms. Dorothy J. Cole, Carleton Class of 1940, was added in 2009. The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarships based on financial need for a student enrolled at Carleton.

David L. Canmann '36 Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2006 by the Canmann family in memory of David L. Canmann '36. It is intended to provide scholarship aid to Carleton students with demonstrated financial need and a record of academic excellence majoring in economics, in consultation with the chair of the economics department.

Harold G. and Robert A. Cant Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1974 through a bequest from Harold Cant's estate to assist deserving students who have financial need.

Arnold W. Carlson '52 Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2003 by Barbara Gray Koch '52 in honor of her very close friend and classmate, Arnie Carlson. This fund recognizes Mr. Carlson, his long association with Carleton and his deep impact on classmates and other members of the Carleton community. He was serving as co-chair of his 50th reunion before his untimely death in 2001. This fund is intended to support deserving students with financial need.

Wendell Ramberg Carlson Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1955 by Anna Carlson Hall, Class of 1910, as a memorial to her brother who died in 1915 while attending Carleton. This fund is intended to support deserving male students with financial need.

Carolyn Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1969 by the trustees of the Carolyn Foundation to provide financial assistance to minority students.

Patricia D. '46 and George L. '46 Cassat Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2008 by a provision in the Patricia D. Cassat Trust. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide aid to either domestic or international students with demonstrated financial need.

Frances and Rose Caward Memorial Scholarship

This fund was created through a bequest from Neil G. Caward, Class of 1906, in tribute to his wife and his mother to provide financial assistance to deserving students.

Christian Higher Education Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1962 by the United Church Board for Homeland Ministries to benefit students in obtaining a high quality educational opportunity, especially those intending to go into the ministry or who are studying in religion-related fields.

Class of 1929 Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1984 with gifts from members of the Class of 1929 for their 55th reunion. This fund is intended to support deserving students with financial need.

Class of 1931 Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1981 with gifts from members of the Class of 1931 for their 50th reunion. This fund is intended to support deserving students with financial need.

Class of 1933 Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1983 with gifts from members of the Class of 1933 for their 50th reunion. This fund is intended to support deserving students with financial need.

Class of 1934 Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1984 with gifts from members of the Class of 1934 for their 50th reunion. This fund is intended to support deserving students with financial need.

Class of 1935 Scholarship

This fund is intended to support deserving students with financial need.

Class of 1937 Scholarship

This scholarship was created by members of Carleton's Class of 1937 as a class project for the College. This fund is intended to support deserving students with financial need.

Class of 1944 Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1994 by members of Carleton's Class of 1944 on their 50th reunion. Students who are recognized as Class of 1944 Scholars, beyond brains, demonstrate qualities of imagination, diversity of talents, self-reliance, creativity, integrity, good citizenship, and a strong sense of community.

Class of 1945 Scholarship - Remembrance of War, Pursuit of Peace

This scholarship was created in 1995 by members of Carleton's Class of 1945 on their 50th reunion. The class established a scholarship for Carleton Students, which honors peace and remembers war, "in the hope that their education will have some impact on the world's search for peace." The Class of 1954 asks "each scholarship recipient to be aware of the sacrifice often necessary for liberty . . . and to prepare your mind to pursue those things that will help bring a just and lasting peace for the country and for the whole world."

Class of 1947 Laurence McKinley Gould Scholarship

This scholarship was created by members of Carleton's Class of 1947 for their 50th reunion. This fund was created as a tribute to Laurence McKinley Gould, who was inaugurated as the third president of Carleton in the junior year of the Class of 1947, and to provide financial aid for future generations of Carleton students.

Class of 1950 Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2000 with gifts from members of Carleton's Class of 1950 for their 50th reunion.

Class of 1953 Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2003 by members of Carleton's Class of 1953 as part of their 50th reunion gift. This fund is intended to support deserving students with financial need. The Class of '53 has long exhibited a unique enthusiasm for Carleton, academic excellence, and life itself.

Class of 1954 Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2004 by members of Carleton's Class of 1954 as part of their 50th reunion gift. This fund is intended to support deserving students with financial need.

Class of 1958 Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2008 by members of the Class of 1958 on the occasion of their 50th reunion. This fund is intended to ensure that financially deserving young men and women continue to have access to a Carleton education.

Class of 1959 Scholarship

This scholarship was established by members of the Class of 1959 on the occasion of their 50th reunion. The fund is intended to provide financial aid to students with demonstrated need. In establishing this scholarship, the Class of 1959 affirms one of the College's highest aspirations, which is to make an exceptional undergraduate liberal arts education accessible to students of all economic backgrounds.

Class of 1962 Scholarship

This scholarship was created by members of Carleton's Class of 1962 on the occasion of their 25th reunion. The scholarship supports deserving students with financial need.

Class of 1964 Scholarship

The Class of 1964 Endowed Scholarship was created in 2014 at the occasion of the class's 50th reunion. Awards are made to students with need with a preference for first generation college students.

Class of 1965 Scholarship

The Class of 1965 Endowed Scholarship Fund is intended to provide financial aid for qualified, underrepresented students from lower income backgrounds who demonstrate need for assistance and who would not otherwise have known about or applied to Carleton. Many classmates in the Class of 1965 received financial aid, which made a Carleton education possible. It is in this spirit that they are establishing a scholarship to provide support for the next generation of talented students who might otherwise not have considered a liberal arts education.

Class of 1966 Diversity of Achievement Scholarship

This award was created in 1991 by members of Carleton's Class of 1966 on their 25th Reunion. This award is given to students who have made a unique or distinctive contribution to the College or to the community. The recipients would have to quality for financial aid under the College's standards. They would have already demonstrated excellence in their own way in diverse areas such as the arts, community service, student government, academic research, or other areas of contribution. Award recipients are nominated by college officials across campus.

Class of 1967 Scholarship

The Class of 1967 Endowed Scholarship Fund is intended to provide financial aid to students with need from low and middle income families. The fund was established by members of the Class of 1967 with outright and planned gifts in honor of their 50th Reunion, in the hopes of making scholarship support for students a significant part of their legacy to Carleton.

Class of 1968 Scholarship

This scholarship was created by members of Carleton's Class of 1968 on their 25th  reunion. The Scholarship is dedicated to the memory of 17 classmates who were deceased at the time of the 25th reunion.

Barbara Whitaker Claus Scholarship

The Barbara Whitaker Claus Scholarship Fund was established by Barbara Whitaker Claus to support one or more scholarships each year for junior or senior women who are majoring in economics. The scholarship recipients must meet the financial aid guidelines of the Office of Student Financial Services and be students in good standing with the college. In addition, other factors to be considered include scholastic ability, integrity, communication skills, creativity in solving problems, and experience in leadership and community service.

Bruce Colwell Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2009 by a Carleton parent to support students with financial need from non-urban areas. It is her preference that the scholarship be awarded to first-generation college students whenever possible.

Barbara McCamus Conder Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2013 with a gift from the estate of Barbara Conder to support students pursuing studies in English literature.

Howard Conn Scholarship

This fund was created anonymously in 1960 to assist students preparing for the missionary fields or the ministry.

Melinda Wheeler Cooke '71 Endowed Scholarship

John Cooke '68 established this fund in memory of his wife, Melinda Wheeler Cooke '71. The daughter of a sole parent who taught high school, Melinda couldn’t have attended Carleton without the financial assistance it provided. Absent that aid, she and John would not have met or shared their wonderful marriage. For that reason alone, their Carleton experience was priceless. But Carleton also fostered in them openness to different ideas and perspective to appreciate what is most important. Melinda was dedicated to her work, but being John’s wife, Mom to Sara and Nate, and Oma to five grandchildren were the roles she cherished most. This fund was created to provide financial aid to students with need.

Fred Cooper '58 Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2013 by the Abe and Ida Cooper Foundation in memory of Fred Cooper '58. It supports students with financial need.

Donald J. and Elizabeth S. Cowling Scholarship

This fund was created in 1945 in honor of the third president of the College and his wife. Dr. Cowling served as president of the College from 1909-1945. The fund supports minority students with "outstanding potential for success at Carleton and leadership in the nation and the world."

Elizabeth Reinhart Crabtree Scholarship

The Elizabeth Reinhart Crabtree Scholarship was established in 2009 through a gift from the estate of Elizabeth Reinhart Crabtree, Class of 1942. The fund provides assistance for students with financial need who are residents of Florida at the time of their matriculation.

Cragg President's Pocket Fund Scholarship

Ernest E. Cragg '48 established the Cragg President's Pocket Fund through a gift from his estate. The fund will support scholarships for junior or senior students who would not be able to complete their Carleton degree without significant financial aid. The scholarship recipients must meet the financial aid guidelines of the Office of Student Financial Services, or its successor, be students in good standing with the College, and receive final approval of the President of the College.

Jennie Nason Crooker Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1978 by Harold N. Crooker, Carleton Class of 1918, as a memorial to his mother. Income from the fund provides scholarship assistance to women, preferably daughters of the clergy or missionaries.

Petra Crosby International Endowed Scholarship

Petra E. Crosby was an educator, student mentor, and friend to many during her time as Director of International Student Programs at Carleton. When Petra arrived at Carleton in 2000, the College was just beginning to internationalize the student body. Petra was instrumental in advancing these efforts, helping to ensure that international students make up a vibrant and growing part of the Carleton community.

The Petra Crosby International Scholarship was created by alumni, colleagues, and friends of Petra Crosby following her retirement. Additional commitments were made in 2018 to endow the fund. The Petra Crosby International Endowed Scholarship Fund was created to honor her service to international students at Carleton College and to carry on her commitment to ensure that every talented international student who wants a Carleton education will have the resources to realize that dream. The fund is intended to support one or more deserving international students with demonstrated financial need.

Thomas M. Crosby, Sr. Scholarship for Minority Students

This scholarship for minority students was created in 1988 through a bequest from Thomas M. Crosby Sr., a trustee of the College from 1973 until his death in 1988.

William D. Crotty Scholarship

The William D. Crotty Scholarship Fund was established in 1987 through a bequest from William D. Crotty. The income from the fund is to be used to support a deserving student at Carleton.

Charles A. Culver Scholarship Fund for Physics

This fund was created in 1965 in honor of Dr. Culver, who was Professor of Physics from 1923-1946 and Professor of Mathematics in 1947. Dr. Culver graduated from Carleton in 1902. The income from this fund is used to assist physics students in the pursuit of physics as a career.

Custodial Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1993 through the generosity of many members of Carleton's Custodial Staff to provide scholarships based on financial need for a student enrolled at Carleton. Preference will be given to children of Carleton custodial employees.

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Daimler Chrysler Corporation Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1971 by the American Motors Corporation. Chrysler Corporation acquired American Motors in 1987. This fund is intended to support deserving students with financial need.

Patricia V. Damon Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2003 through a bequest from Patricia V. Damon, a member of the Carleton Class of 1936. Ms. Damon died on November 1, 2002. Ms. Damon created this scholarship to recognize and reward students who exhibit a strong academic profile and accomplishment in extra-curricular activities. It was her wish that the recipients of this scholarship be of high moral character, self-reliant, self-confident, and display leadership ability.

George F. Davie, Jr. Scholarship

The George F. Davie, Jr. Scholarship Fund was created by proceeds from the estate of Mary Esther Davie in memory of her late husband. The fund provides financial support to deserving students with need.

Carrie and James Davis Scholarship

The Carrie and James Davis Scholarship was created by Stephen J. Davis '88, his wife Jill Cowan Davis, Christopher J. Davis '89, and his wife Jennifer Davis, to honor Stephen's and Christopher's parents, Carrie and James Davis. The fund is intended to provide scholarships to Carleton students of color with financial need, with preference given to African-American students.

Dekko Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2008 by Jeffrey Dekko '88 and Christine Rhodes Dekko '87 to provide scholarship aid to students with demonstrated financial need.

Robert H and Myrtle Dengler Scholarship

Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Dengler '46 established this fund with a charitable remainder unitrust in 1996 in honor of Mr. Dengler's 50th reunion. Intended to provide scholarships to Carleton students with financial need.

Edwin Dickinson Scholarship

This fund was created in 1979 by Mrs. Edwin O. Dickinson, in memory of Mr. Edwin O. Dickinson. The fund was established for deserving students.

The Dietzel Family Scholarship

Stanley J. Dietzel ’71 and Sarah Schuman Dietzel ’71 established the Dietzel Family Scholarship. Stan and Sarah met when they were students at Carleton. Their daughter, Naomi Dietzel Hershiser, is also a Carl from the Class of 1999. Stan and Sarah both feel that, along with their families, Carleton had the single greatest positive impact in shaping who they are now. Because financial aid made it possible for Stan to attend Carleton, their hope is that this fund will make that same opportunity available to other families.

Diplomats Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2005 by an anonymous donor who is an alum of the College. The donor established this fund for students who are interested in international relations or have taken at least one course in international relations.

George and Marjorie "Peggy" Dixon Endowed Scholarship

The Dixon Endowed Scholarship Fund was created by President Emeritus Stephen R. Lewis Jr. P'86, H'02, and Judith Frost Lewis P'97 in honor of George H. Dixon H'00 and Marjorie "Peggy" F. Dixon. The fund provides financial aid to deserving students with need.

Louis L. Dodge Scholarship

This fund was created in 1936 by Mrs. Mattie Chapman Dodge as a memorial to her husband. The fund provides financial aid to deserving students with need.

Charles & Berthania Donnelly Endowed Scholarship

This fund was created in 1970 by a gift from Charles and Bethania Donnelly's estate. The fund provides financial aid to deserving students.

Joyce P. and David F. Drake Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. David Drake, both members of the class of 1958, in celebration of their 50th reunion. Both David and Joyce are natives of Northfield, Minnesota. Through this scholarship fund, they wish to extend the opportunity of a Carleton education to young men and women from their hometown and the immediate surrounding area who demonstrate financial need.

Neil S. Dungay Memorial Scholarship

This fund was created in 1959 by close friends of Neil S. Dungay. This scholarship provides financial aid to students who plan to enter the medical profession and its closely allied sciences.

Philip R. Dunton Scholarship

This fund was established in 1965 by a friend to Carleton College. Although not a graduate, Philip R. Dunton supported Carleton and its students generously. He had connections to the College first through a member of the Class of 1899, Mrs. C.O. Swanson. She nursed him back to health when he was turned away from a hospital during a typhoid outbreak. Later in life, Mr. Dunton generously offered to pay college tuition for two children of friends, one of whom chose Carleton. These connections, plus a later lifetime love discovered in the Mississippi River and surrounding areas, inspired Mr. Dunton to create a fund to support Carleton students for years to come.

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Roger L. Eldridge International Student Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1992 by Mrs. Joanne E. Swenson-Eldridge in memory of her husband, Roger L. Eldridge, to assist students with financial need from foreign countries.

Rudolph T. Elstad Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1961 by Mr. Elstad's wife, Elizabeth Dougher Elstad, Carleton Class of 1919, for students with financial need who have an interest in science, mathematics, or engineering.

English Major Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2014 with a testamentary gift by Mary Miles Hajek '53. It is to be awarded to English majors with demonstrated need.

Arthur T. Erickson Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1968 through a bequest from the estate of Mr. Erickson to provide scholarships to deserving Carleton students.

Marilyn Minar Erickson Music Scholarship

This fund was created in 1981 by Eugene Erickson in honor of Marilyn Erickson '49 and her lifelong love of music, nurtured while a student at the College. Income from the fund is awarded to one or more Carleton students from the upper Midwest who play a stringed instrument and have demonstrated financial need.

Extraordinary Character Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2015 by an anonymous donor. The Extraordinary Character Endowed Scholarship Fund is intended to provide financial aid to a first-year student with need as determined by the office of student financial services.

Melanie Field '82 and Vinaya Chepuri '82 Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2017 by Melanie Field '82 and Vinaya Chepuri '82.  It is to be awarded to families who are considered middle income.

Clark D. Evans Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1987 by the family and friends of Clark D. Evans, Carleton Class of 1980. The scholarship is awarded to a first-year student based on his or her academic achievement and ability, and is renewed annually, assuming continued scholastic achievement, during the student's four years at Carleton.

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First National Bank of Northfield Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1998 by a gift from the First National Bank of Northfield. The scholarship is for the benefit of qualified Northfield High School students who attend Carleton College.

Horace Fishback Endowed Scholarship

The Horace Fishback Endowed Scholarship Fund was created by Horace Fishback III '50. Mr. Fishback received a bachelor of arts in music and economics. He had many familial ties to Carleton, as his parents, grandparents, and many of aunts and uncles attended Carleton, including former Carleton President John W. Nason '26. The fund is intended to provide financial aid to students with demonstrated financial need.

Robert Flanagan Memorial Scholarshipirst National Bank of Northfield Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1998 by a gift from the First National Bank of Northfield. The scholarship is for the benefit of qualified Northfield High School students who attend Carleton College.

Ford Motor Company Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1996 by the Ford Motor Company to benefit students who are majoring in the physical sciences or mathematics.

Winfield A. Foreman '37 Scholarship For Academic Excellence in Economics

This scholarship was created in 2005 by Mr. Foreman's wife, Alice, in honor or her husband's 90th birthday. Mr. Foreman died on November 3, 2005. This fund is intended to support economics majors with financial need who are U. S. citizens and demonstrate great academic promise.

Alice Bean Fraser Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1975 by a gift from the estate of Alice Bean Fraser, Carleton Class of 1900. Income from the fund provides financial assistance to minority students.

Freehling Fotouhi Family Scholarship

Michael Freehling ’69 and Farida Fotouhi established the Fotouhi Family Endowed Scholarship to provide financial aid to students with financial need. By establishing this scholarship, Mike and Farida wish to honor their families’ commitment to service and their genuine concern for helping others.

Herb '73 and Barbara Fritch Scholarship

The Fritch Endowed Scholars Program was created by Herb '73 and Barbara Fritch to give middle class students from rural and non-metropolitan areas of the country access to Carleton. The fund is used by the admissions office to provide financial incentive and support to students interested in attending Carleton. Once named a Fritch Scholar, support is given to the student throughout their Carleton career.

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Susan C. and Thomas H. Gallagher Endowed Scholarship

Susan C. Gallagher ’86 P18 and Thomas “Tom” H. Gallagher, M.D. ’86 P18 established this Scholarship in 2016, which is intended to provide financial aid to students with need.

Richard '38 and Audrey Garbisch Scholarship

The Richard '38 and Audrey Garbisch Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2000 by Richard (Dick) and Audrey (Audie) just days after they were married. Dick is a parent of Carls from the Classes of '64, '66, '67, and '71.  Adding to Dick's already extraordinary tradition of support for Carleton, he and Audie thoughtfully committed to making a profound difference in the lives of students. The Garbisch family's longstanding devotion to Carleton's mission has strengthened the College for future generations. This fund is intended to provide need-based financial aid with a preference given to current students who are studying pre-medicine and have future interest in attending medical school.

Ruth Hartzell Gaumnitz Scholarship

This scholarship fund was created in 1937 by Carl Gaumnitz in memory of his first wife, Ruth. Mr. Gaumnitz was an employee of Carleton, serving as its Land Manager. In 1924, he was sent to Chowchilla, California to manage a farm gifted to the College. The Gaumnitz's remained in California the rest of their years. After Ruth's death, Mr. Gaumnitz and the second Mrs. Gaumnitz continued generously supporting the fund.

Charles Geyer Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1960 by Charles Geyer, who worked for the Industrial Publishing Company in Chicago, Illinois. Income from the fund is awarded to deserving students who might otherwise not be able to attend the College because of limited financial resources.

Gillette-Pike Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1962 by Allen Pike '30 to support music students with financial need.

Grace Cadwell Gilmore Family Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2010 by Curtis Gilmore '49, David Gilmore '74, and Andrea Gilmore '74 to honor the memory of their mother and grandmother, Grace Cadwell Gilmore. The fund is intended to support students with financial need. In establishing this scholarship, the family affirms one of the College?s highest aspirations, which is to make an exceptional undergraduate liberal arts education accessible to students of all economic backgrounds.

Laurence M. Gould Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1974 by Mr. DeWitt Wallace to honor his good friend, former Carleton President Dr. Laurence McKinley Gould. Mr. Wallace was the founder and publisher of Reader's Digest magazine. The scholarship provides assistance to students with financial need

Laurence McKinley Gould Science Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1952 as a living memorial to Dr. Laurence McKinley Gould in recognition of his distinguished career as a scientist, educator, and president of Carleton. Dr. Gould passed away in June 1995, just shy of his 99th birthday. He joined the Carleton faculty in 1937 and became the College's President in 1945. He received his education at the University of Michigan, was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma XI, and held a B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. This fund is intended to support a deserving student with financial need who is majoring in science.

Spencer Gould '52 and Barbara Sharp Gould '57 Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2002 by members of Carleton's Class of 1952 on their 50th reunion. The class established this scholarship as a tribute to Spencer and Barbara Gould to acknowledge their quiet leadership and generosity to Carleton College. This fund is intended to support a deserving student with financial need.

Philip Farrington Gray Memorial Scholarship

This fund was created in 1927 by friends of Philip Farrington Gray, '28. This fund is intended to support a deserving student with financial need.

Green Family Endowed Scholarship

Mary Scott Green '35 established this fund in 2003 in honor of Harry E. Green '33, the first member of his family to attend college. Harry's example paved the way for many other family members including Mary '35, Thomas W. Green '64, Mary Anna Miller '66, Charles H. Green '70, Barbara Arnett Green '71, and Corey S. Green '02. The scholarship was funded through Mary's estate and provides financial aid for students with need.

Sue Sparling Grieff Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2013 by Sue Sparling Grieff '53 and the Ueland Foundation. It is to be awarded to a student with financial need.

Hazel Lillian Amland Grose Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1975 in memory of Mrs. Hazel Grose, Carleton Class of 1922, by her husband, Frederick, and son, Thomas. The scholarship recognizes Mrs. Grose's deep love for Carleton and its excellent educational program. She was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. This fund is intended to support a deserving student with financial need.

Laurel A. Grotzinger Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Laurel Grotzinger '57 and is intended to provide scholarships to Carleton students with financial need, with a preference for outstanding students from small communities in Minnesota.

Dr. M. Stuart and Marion Burnett Grove Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2007 by Marion Burnett Grove '29, with a charitable gift annuity. Gifts from family and friends were added in memory of Dr. M. Stuart Grove '29. The fund is intended to provide scholarships to Carleton students with financial need.

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Beach B. Hall '53 and Marianne "Kellie" Kalivoda Hall '53 Endowed Scholarship

Beach and Kellie graduated from Carleton in 1953. Kellie and three of her classmates were the first female economics majors at Carleton. Beach, though majoring in government, had enough hours in economics for a major. The Halls believe their four years at Carleton provided the wherewithal for happy, productive lives, but also the motivation to contribute to the communities in when they lived. The Beach and Kellie '53 Endowed Scholarship Fund is intended to provide scholarship aid to students with need. Preference will be given to female students from the Midwest majoring in economics.

Hamilton Scholarship for Women in Mathematics, Engineering and the Sciences

This scholarship was established in 2013 by Dr. Ann Hamilton '70 for students with financial need. It is the donor's preference that the scholarship benefit female students majoring in mathematics or the sciences.

Alice Dau Han, R.N. Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1976 through a bequest from the estate of Dr. Maolin Han, husband of Alice Dau Han. Dr. Han named his children and a family friend as co-founders: May Feng, Han Schmit, Richard Han, Sheng Han, and family friend, Mrs. Murphy Sun. The scholarship provides financial aid to students who are studying in any of the following academic areas: Chinese language, Chinese history, and/or Chinese culture and humanities. Dr. Han was a graduate of Carleton's Class of 1945.

Malcolm B. Hanson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was named for Dr. Malcolm Hanson, Carleton Class of 1920. His wife, Josephine O. Hanson, created this scholarship in his honor through a bequest from their estate in 1974. The scholarship provides financial assistance to outstanding students of Scandinavian descent.

Josephine Louise Harper Memorial Scholarship

This fund was created in 1926 by Mrs. J. L. Harper as a permanent memorial to her daughter.

Ada M. Harrison Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was created from Professor Ada M. Harrison's estate and memorial gifts from her former students and colleagues. The fund honors Ada M. Harrison, a former Economics Department faculty member whose 30 years of dynamic teaching deeply affected many Carleton students. This fund is intended to support a deserving student with financial need.

William Randolph Hearst Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1991 by The Hearst Foundation, Inc. of San Francisco for deserving students with financial need.

Lucille R., Peter F., and William A. Heintz Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1997 through a bequest by William A. Heintz. William graduated from Carleton in 1947 and was the son of Lucille R. and Peter F. Heintz. In 1948, Lucille and Peter moved to a farm near Fredericksburg, Iowa. Following her husband's death in 1993, Lucille moved to New Hampton, Iowa. The fund provides for students from Chickasaw County, Iowa, or to students from other areas of rural Iowa. Mrs. Lucille Russell Heintz passed away in 2003.

Dow Zachary Helmerich Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1989 by Mr. Walter G. Helmerich III, and his wife Peggy, to honor their son Zak, Carleton Class of 1980. The scholarship is given to a deserving student from Oklahoma who has financial need.

Pat and Pauline Herman Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2001 through the estates of Mr. Pat Herman '36 and Mrs. Pauline Herman. This scholarship provides financial assistance for students from India with preference for students who attended the Kodaikanal School in South India or Woodstock School in North India; students from Guam; and students from Oak Park-River Forest High School in suburban Chicago, Illinois.

Robert J. "Bob" Hermecke and Arnold J. "Arnie" Hillestad Scholarship

This scholarship was created through the estate of Arnold J. "Arnie" Hillestad, Carleton class of 1951. The scholarship provides financial aid to students studying piano at Carleton.

Holschuh-McAndrews Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2010 by Elise Holschuh '77 and Brian McAndrews to provide financial aid to Carleton students to ensure that all students of academic merit have access to a Carleton education.

Honoring Family and Creating Opportunities Endowed Scholarship

The Honoring Family and Creating Opportunities Endowed Scholarship Fund was created by donors who wish to remain anonymous; it is intended to provide financial aid to students with need. The donors value the impact of education and want that dream to be accessible to all Carleton students, regardless of family financial circumstances.

Jean R. and Richard H. Hoppin Scholarship

This scholarship was created by Mr. Richard Hoppin in 1986, at the time of his wife's death, to assist students in the departments of English and music on an alternating basis each year. Jean Hoppin, Carleton Class of 1935, was an English major, and Richard Hoppin, Carleton Class of 1936, was a music major. He became a professor at Ohio State University, and she became a homemaker. Both are now deceased.

George A. Hormel and Company Scholarship

This scholarship was created by the Hormel Company in 1984 to assist students from Austin, Minnesota, and the vicinity.

Hulings Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was created by Carleton alumni, faculty, staff, and friends in memory of A. D. "Bill" and M. A. "Betty" Hulings, both Class of 1936. The scholarship assists deserving students who have demonstrated financial need.

Hunt Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1999 by Sam E. Hunt, Jr. in memory of his wife, Marcia Kundert Hunt, and in honor of his four children, Thomas C. Hunt '60, Donald S. Hunt '60, Penelope Hunt '64, and Patricia Hunt Preheim '72, and in honor of his granddaughter, Marcia Hunt '92, and grandson Clayton Hunt Preheim '99.

James and Joanne Sill Huntting Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2009 by James '50 and Joanne '50 Huntting on the occasion of their 50th reunion. The fund is intended to provide financial aid to students with demonstrated financial need.

Robert Hyatt '73 Endowed Scholarship

The Robert Hyatt '73 Endowed Scholarship Fund was created by gifts from the estate of Robert Hyatt '73. This fund is intended to support scholarships with a preference for students majoring in math, computer science, or other fields involving technology. Bob was exposed to computer science and astronomy at Carleton and went on pursue a career in the information technology industry. He appreciated Carleton's early investment in computers, which provided students in the 1970s with the experience and knowledge that would prepare them for life-long careers.

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ING Reliastar Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1997 by the Minnesota-based ReliaStar Foundation. The scholarship is awarded to juniors and seniors majoring in economics, mathematics, computer science, or related fields. Preference is given to students who have demonstrated excellent academic ability and have shown interest in the field of financial services, and among those students with demonstrated ability and the majors and interests noted, preference will be given to students of color.

International Scholarship

This scholarship fund, created in 2004 with a gift from an anonymous donor, builds on Carleton's established programs in cross-cultural studies.

Horace Hills Irvine Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1958 by Mrs. Horace H. Irvine in memory of her husband. Mr. Irvine was a trustee of Carleton for 17 years, a lumber man, and a very good friend of the College. This fund is intended to support a deserving student with financial need who is pursuing a career in the field of science.

Ives Scholarship Fund

This fund was created in 1888 by Dr. Charles L. Ives.

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Jake '68 and Marnie '68 Jacobsen Scholarship

The Jake ’68 and Marnie ’68 Jacobsen Endowed Scholarship Fund was established by Gary B. Jacobsen and Margaret F. Jacobsen to support financial aid for students with demonstrated need.  

Jake and Marnie have long been supporters of Carleton College and believe strongly in the value of a Carleton College liberal arts education. In recognition of the huge role that Carleton played in their lives, Jake and Marnie want to pay forward this Carleton opportunity by providing this scholarship in the hope that any recipient will also truly believe in the value of a Carleton education and will try to do the same.

Jarchow Scholarship

This scholarship was made possible through the generosity of alumni, friends, and colleagues of Merrill E. "Casey" Jarchow, who served as Carleton's Dean of Men from 1946 to 1967. As the College's historian-in-residence, he wrote several history books, including the College's official 100-year history, published in 1966. The Jarchow Scholarship is awarded annually to an RA who is chosen for outstanding service to fellow students.

Mildred Laura Jaynes Scholarship

The Mildred Laura Jaynes Scholarship was established through a bequest from Mildred Laura Jaynes to benefit deserving students.

Owen and Barbara Jenkins Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1999 by alumni, family and friends of Professor Owen Jenkins to honor and carry on his tradition of mentoring and inspiring generations of Carleton students. Professor Jenkins passed away on October 6, 2002. The fund agreement was modified in 2008 to recognize his wife, Barbara Jenkins, and her significant contributions to Carleton upon her retirement. This fund is intended to support a deserving junior or senior student with financial need who is majoring in English.

James Edwin Jenks Scholarship

This fund was created in 1972. This fund was bequeathed to the College from the estate of Mrs. Jenks. The income from this fund is intended to support a deserving male student with financial need.

Lowell E. and Ada Whiting Jepson Scholarship

This fund was created in 1981 by Katharine Jepson Jackson '14 in memory of her parents, Ada Whiting and Lowell Jepson. This fund was established for deserving students.

Lydia M. Jewett Scholarship

This fund was established in 1881. The income from this fund is used to aid the children of clergymen with a preference of daughters.

Rosalind Gesner Johnson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2001 by Louise Heffelfinger '54 in memory of her close friend and classmate, Rosie Johnson '54. This fund is intended to support a deserving student with financial need.

Joyce Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship was created by The Joyce Foundation of Chicago in 1983 to assist minority students at Carleton.

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Charlotte Kafitz Scholarship

Charlotte Kafitz '73 established this scholarship in 2014 to support Carleton students with financial need.

Lydia S. and Clarence E. Tillberg and Jerome J. and Lorraine T. Kapitanoff Scholarship

The Lydia S. and Clarence E. Tillberg and Jerome J. and Lorraine T. Kapitanoff Scholarship Fund was created in 2005 from the estate of Lorraine T. Kapitanoff, Carleton Class of 1939 to provide scholarship aid to Carleton students with demonstrated financial need.

Robert H. Karatz Scholarship

Bob Karatz graduated from Carleton in 1942 with a degree in history. The opportunities for speech and debate he experienced while at Carleton, both in the classroom, through student government, and as CSA President, strengthened and shaped his life experiences. The Robert H. Karatz Endowed Scholarship is a permanently endowed fund intended to provide scholarship aid to Carleton College students who meet the guidelines of the Office of Student Financial Services. It is the donor’s preference that this scholarship support students engaged in programs directly related to public speaking, including but not limited to the Model United Nations program, the Speakeasy, theater productions, or other programs that enhance the oral communication skills of students at Carleton.

Mildred Engberg Katzell Scholarship

The Mildred Engberg Katzell Scholarship was created in 1998 and funded in 2014 through a planned gift set up by Mildred E. Katzell '44 and her husband Dr. Raymond A. Katzell. The scholarship supports meritorious students with need at Carleton.

Kautz Family Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2008 through a gift from the Kautz Family Foundation to honor Leslie Barnes Kautz '80 for the excellent liberal arts education she received at Carleton. The fund is intended to provide aid to Carleton students with financial need. Preference will be given to students who are also the first generation in their families to attend college.

Kelley Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2005 by Christina Kelley Sriver '93 and Joe Kelley Sriver because of their deep appreciation for the education that is provided at Carleton. This fund is intended to support deserving students with financial need with preference for TRIO/SSS program students.

Fred C. and Beatrice E. Kennedy Endowed Geology Fund

The Fred C. and Beatrice E. Kennedy Geology Fund was established in 1998 by Mr. Kennedy. This fund is intended to support the upkeep and maintenance of the rare mineral species collection. To the extent sufficient funds are not needed for the upkeep and maintenance of the mineral collection, the College shall use any excess funds for student scholarships based on need and ability of prospective or current students of the College.

Walter and Carolyn Kern Scholarship

Established in 1944, the Walter and Carolyn Kern Scholarship was created through a testamentary gift upon Walter's death. The fund provides financial aid for students with need. In documents regarding the gift, the trustees of the Kern estate emphasized that particularly Mrs. Kern, a graduate of the Class of 1900 at Carleton College, had a "deep and appreciative interest" in the school.

Lori Ross Kirchen ’79 Scholarship

The Lori Ross Kirchen ’79 Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2018 by Lori Ross Kirchen, a member of the Carleton Class of 1979 and a 1975 graduate of Northfield High School. Lori was encouraged to attend Carleton by her teachers at Northfield High School who were Carleton alumni and by many family friends who were faculty and staff at Carleton. Lori is grateful for the financial support that enabled her to attend Carleton, and through this scholarship fund she wishes to ensure that students with financial need who attended Northfield Public Schools have the opportunity to pursue an exceptional liberal arts education at Carleton.

Harold P. Klug and Helen Symons Klug Scholarship

This scholarship was created through the estate gift of Harold Klug, Carleton chemistry professor from 1927-1945. The fund, created in memory of his wife Helen Symons Klug, Class of 1922, provides scholarships for music students.

Warren P. Knowles Memorial Scholarship

This fund was created in 1996 through a bequest left by the Honorable Warren P. Knowles '30, H '80, governor of Wisconsin from 1965 to 1971. Supporting sophomores, juniors, or seniors with financial need, the Knowles Scholarship highlights Governor Knowles's deep belief in the importance of the liberal arts.

James F. Koehler Endowed Scholarship

The family of James F. Koehler '73 established this fund with a bequest from his estate. The James F. Koehler Endowed Scholarship Fund is intended to provide financial aid to students with need. Preference will be given to mathematics majors.

Kueffner Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2000 by Mary-Hill French, Class of 1938 and William R. Kueffner, Class of 1941, in honor of their parents, Helen S. and William Ruesch Kueffner. The fund is intended to support deserving students with financial need.

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Honorable Melvin R. Laird '44 Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2014 by Dante S. Stephensen '58, in honor of American politician and writer Melvin R. Laird '44 H'10. It is awarded to at least five students with financial need, each representing one of the following majors: economics, geology, philosophy, political science and sociology/anthropology.

George H. Lamson Scholarship for International Students

This scholarship was established as a memorial to Professor George Lamson in 2003 by Wallace R. '70 and Barbara Weitz '70, and by family, friends, alumni, and colleagues of Professor Lamson. The fund is intended to provide scholarship assistance to international students with financial need.

Elizabeth J. Larrimore & Maude I. Matthews Memorial Scholarship

This fund was created in 1965 by Elizabeth J. Larimore in memory for Elizabeth J. Larimore and sister Maude I. Mathews. There are no stipulations connected to this fund.

Martha C. Larsen Scholarship

Martha C. Larsen '50 created this scholarship to support juniors and seniors who plan to attend medical school. In her words, Dr. Larsen said, "My parents never had more than a modest income, and I am sure it meant considerable saving and sacrifice to educate me through an M.D. and my brother a Ph.D. They found great happiness and pride in me being a physician, and no doctor ever had more fulfillment in her medical practice than I did. The bulk of funds for this scholarship are stocks inherited from my parents. I know they would be very pleased to know that their money in future years will help other young people achieve their goal of becoming a physician. Perhaps the scholarship will also inspire recipients to consider similarly endowing Carleton when they become financially able to do so."

Eric Lasley '66 Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2010 by Eric Lasley, Carleton Class of 1966, to provide financial support to Carleton students who are junior or senior majors in physics, astronomy, mathematics, or computer science and who plan to attend graduate school to pursue a career in their major. They must also have, in the opinion of Carleton faculty, demonstrated academic excellence in their major.

Robert F. Leach Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1971 by friends and associates of Robert F. Leach to assist students who have financial need.

Ralph N. Leuthold Scholarship

Funded by its namesake, Ralph Leuthold, a member of the Class of 1904, this fund was established in 1961 to provide financial aid for students from Southern Minnesota. Mr. Leuthold generously supported Carleton, despite only attending the College for two years. Mr. Leuthold's children, Richard and Martha, also attended, but did not graduate from Carleton in the 1930s.

Barbara Goss Levi '65 Scholarship for Physical Sciences

Barbara Goss Levi ’65 established the Barbara Goss Levi ’65 Scholarship for the Physical Sciences to provide financial aid to students with need who are majoring in the physical sciences. The Carleton College faculty provided Dr. Levi with the rigorous education background and intellectual confidence she needed to earn a PhD in physics from Stanford University in 1971. The liberal arts experience enabled her to succeed in a non-traditional career as a writer for the journal, Physics Today. And the college’s spirit of civic engagement motivated her to pursue and communicate a better understanding of issues of physics and society, such as energy, arms control, and climate change. In gratitude, Dr. Levi wants to encourage other students to study physical science and to apply that discipline for the benefit of society.

Scott Levin Memorial Scholarship

This fund was established in 1970 in memory of Scott S. Levin, Class of 1972. The fund provides financial aid to students with need.

Hazel M. Lewis Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1962 by friends and family of Dr. Hazel M. Lewis. The fund is intended to support deserving students with financial need.

Mary Ellen Lewis '28 Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1998 through a bequest from the estate of Mary Ellen Lewis. The fund is intended to support deserving students with financial need. This is a particularly appropriate way for Miss Lewis to support the College given her devotion to and appreciation of education, the pursuit of knowledge, and life-long learning.

Ward B. and Susan E. Lewis Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Ward and Susan Lewis, members of the Class of 1932 and 1934, respectively, through the distribution of two charitable remainder unitrusts in 2010. It is intended to provide scholarship support for students with financial need. Ward and Susan Lewis established this scholarship in appreciation for the educational opportunities they were provided by the College and in recognition of the happy memories of their student years.

Miriam Loss Lewy '44 Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1996 by Adith Loss Miller, Carleton Class of 1939, and her husband, Benjamin Miller, in honor of Mrs. Miller's sister and to support deserving Carleton students.

Dr. and Mrs. Hyme Loss Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1974 by Adith Loss Miller, Carleton Class of 1939, and her husband, Benjamin Miller, in honor of Mrs. Miller's parents and to support deserving Carleton students.

Frances P. Lucas Scholarship

This scholarship was created by Mrs. Frances P. Lucas in 1975 to assist students from Winona County, Minnesota, or vicinity. Mrs. Lucas's family has several generations of connections to Carleton.

Ward Lucas Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1956 by Mrs. Ward Lucas as a memorial to her husband, and supports deserving students with financial need.

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Jacky Trager Maguire Scholarship in English Literature

This scholarship was created in 1994 by Walter Maguire and his daughters, Jacky Eckard, Pat Nietrzeba, and Margaret Douville, in memory of Jacky Trager Maguire, Carleton Class of 1947, wife and mother, respectively. As Mrs. Maguire was an avid reader, income from the fund is awarded to deserving students in need of financial aid who are pursuing studies in English Literature.

John W. Mahan Memorial Fund

This fund was created in 1957 by bequest of John W. Mahan's wife, Hortense B. Mahan and his daughter, Marjorie E. Mahan '21. The income from this fund is used to assist students applying from schools in St. Paul and its suburbs.

Pucci-Sisti Maisonrouge Family Endowed Scholarship

Francois J. Maisonrouge and Ketty H. Pucci-Sisti Maisonrouge established the Pucci-Sisti Maisonrouge Family Endowed Scholarship Fund in 2015. Their son, Gustave Pucci-Sisti Maisonrouge ’15, graduated from Carleton earning a degree in Dance. The Pucci-Sisti Maisonrouge Family Endowed Scholarship Fund is intended to provide financial aid to students with need and whose families are considered part of the middle income segment of applicants.

Margulis Endowed Scholarship

The scholarship was established in 2016 by Max '66 and Marilyn Margulis in honor of Max's 50th reunion. The fund is intended to provide financial aid to students with need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Services. The donor’s preference is for the scholarship to support Jewish students or students with an interest in Jewish studies.

Joseph & Donna Markley Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1979 by Joseph H. Markley and Donna R. Markley to support a deserving student with financial need.

Lindsey J. and Thomas B. Marriott III '69 Endowed Scholarship

The Lindsey J. and Thomas B. Marriott III ’69 Endowed Scholarship Fund was created in 2018 to provide financial aid to students majoring in the physical sciences with a preference for chemistry majors.

Thomas B. Marriott, PhD, graduated from Carleton College with a BA in chemistry and from the University of Oregon Institute of Molecular Biology with a PhD in chemistry. Dr. Marriott was actively involved in the development and approval of peptide and small molecule drugs for more than 40 years in both large and small pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Marriott and his wife, Lindsey, are grateful for the broad, liberal arts education he received, which prepared him well for his career in the interdisciplinary pharmaceutical industry.

Marjorie Marshall Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1962 by Mr. Irl H. Marshall in honor of his daughter, Marjorie, Carleton Class of 1951. She currently is a retired high school psychologist. This fund is intended to support deserving students with financial need.

Yvonne Connolly Martin '58 and William B. Martin Endowed Scholarship

The Yvonne Connolly Martin '58 and William B. Martin Endowed Scholarship Fund is intended to provide financial aid to students with demonstrated need. Yvonne graduated from Carleton in 1958 with a combined Biology and Chemistry major. She then launched a career with Abbott Laboratories, raised a family, and earned a PhD with distinction from Northwestern University in 1964. She is the recipient of several professional distinctions based on her scientific distinctions in the area of computer assisted design. Her husband, William, also received a PhD from Northwestern, and is a professor of chemistry at Lake Forest College.

Maryhill Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2007 by Mary F. Carson and K. Paul Carson, Jr. (now deceased), who have long believed in the value of a liberal arts education as the springboard for an interesting and generous life. This fund is intended to support deserving students with financial need.

James C. Masson Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1976 through a bequest from the estate of Dr. James C. Masson to assist deserving students with financial need.

Thomas '66 and Sharon '66 Merritt and Classmates Endowed Scholarship

The Thomas ’66 and Sharon '66 Merritt and Classmates Endowed Scholarship Fund was established by Thomas Merritt '66 and Sharon Tornes Merritt '66; Joan Higinbotham '66; Alan Barker '66; Victoria Rupp '66 and George Jelatis; and Eric Carlson '66 and Mimi Garbisch Carlson '66 to support Carleton students with financial need.

John B. Miller '54 Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was created by John B. Miller in 2019. Mr. Miller was motivated to establish this scholarship in appreciation for the significant role Carleton has played in his life and by his sincere desire to keep a Carleton education affordable. This scholarship is awarded to students from middle-income families who reside in rural or non-metropolitan areas of the United States.

Anne B. Mayer Music Scholarship

The Anne B. Mayer Endowed Music Scholarship is an endowed fund intended to provide scholarships to Carleton students with financial need. Preference will be given to students who have both taken music lessons at Carleton and who have made a musical contribution to the College through their performances.

Professor Mayer made her career decision to teach piano and other courses in a college or university, and to be active as a solo and collaborative pianist. She chose a liberal arts degree prior to graduate study in music, and is a strong advocate for that broader education prior to more specialized study. Therefore, when she received a teaching offer from Carleton College, she was happy to accept it, knowing she could work with students who shared her educational goals. And so she remained on the Carleton faculty for her total 40 year career. It is her hope that the Mayer Scholarship will help other liberal arts musicians achieve their goals.

Philip A. McAdam Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1959 with a gift from Mr. and Mrs. E. L. McAdam to honor their son, Philip, Carleton Class of 1941. This fund is intended to support deserving students with financial need.

Multicultural Alumni Network Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1997 by members of the Multicultural Alumni Network (MCAN) to provide financial assistance to minority students.

Ellis Huntington McConnell Scholarship

This fund was created in 1973 by Marion E. Mcconnell in honor of her son, Ellis Huntington Mcconnell. The purpose of this fund is for deserving students with financial need.

Trace McCreary '89 and Alissa Reiner Scholarship

This fund was created in 2017 by Trace McCreary '89 and the late Alissa Reiner to provide financial aid to students with need. 

McDonald Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1964 to honor the memories of Willis James McDonald and Isabelle Stewart McDonald, K.J. McDonald, Class of 1920, and W. Stewart McDonald, Class of 1922 and a trustee of the College from 1951 to 1967. The fund supports deserving Carleton students with financial need.

Virginia McKnight Binger Scholarship

This scholarship supports students with financial need at Carleton.

McKnight Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship was created by the McKnight Foundation in 1975 to assist minority students with financial need at Carleton.

Mead Witter Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship was created by the Mead Witter Foundation in 2004 to assist students from Wisconsin who qualify for financial assistance at Carleton.

Charles E. Merrill Scholarship

The Charles E. Merrill Scholarship was established through the Charles E. Merrill Trust, which distributed the estate of the late Mr. Merrill, founder and namesake for Merrill Lynch and Company. His estate supported hospitals, churches, and educational causes throughout the country. Mr. Merrill was an alumnus of Amherst College. The scholarships support students from small mid-western communities in Minnesota, Iowa, North and South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

George and Ruth Mestjian Scholarship

This scholarship was established through a bequest in 1996 from Mr. Mestjian and another in 2005 from Mrs. Mestjian. Both were members of the class of 1936. The fund is intended to support students with financial need who have "struggled mightily to help themselves."

John M. and Minnie S. Millen Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1931 by friends and colleagues of Mr. John Millen, a Carleton track coach in the 1920s, and Mrs. Minnie Millen, a housemother at Carleton. The fund is intended to support deserving students with financial need.

Adith Loss Miller '39 Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1998 by Benjamin Miller in loving memory of his wife, Adith, who graduated from the College in 1939. It is intended to provide scholarship aid to qualified Carleton students who demonstrate financial need.

Benjamin Franklin Miner Music Scholarship

This fund was created in 1985 with a gift from Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Miner, both Carleton Class of 1936, in memory of B. Franklin Miner, Theodore’s brother, also a member of the class of 1936. This fund supports a deserving music student with financial need.

Allice Archibald Minor and Joel P. Heatwole Scholarship

This fund was established for scholarship aid for deserving students who are graduates of Northfield High School.

Susan B. Monson '63 Merit Scholarship

The Susan B. Monson '63 Merit Scholarship was established in 2013 by Susan B. Monson '63 to provide scholarships to Carleton’s National Merit Scholars.

Willard Whitcomb Morse Memorial Scholarship

The Willard Whitcomb Morse Memorial Fund for Carleton College was established in 1961 by the Morse Foundation of Minneapolis, Minnesota, as a memorial to Willard Morse, to assist students of English and history.

Charles A. Moses '49 Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2003 through a bequest from Charles Moses, Class of 1949. Mr. Moses passed away in 2001. This fund is intended to support a deserving student with financial need, with a preference for students majoring in economics.

David M. Muenow '61 Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2006 by David W. Muenow '61 and funded through the donor's estate. Professor Muenow was the first member of his family to attend college, and went on to teach chemistry at the University of Hawaii. Scholarship recipients should be students with need majoring in chemistry, physics/astronomy, or geology. Biology majors may be considered as a final option.

Laura Jane Musser Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1992 by the trustees of The Musser Fund in memory of Laura Jane Musser to provide aid to students of color with demonstrated financial need.

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Robert Eaton Nason Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1931 by family, friends and classmates of Robert Nason, who died of poliomyelitis while at Carleton in 1930. This fund is intended to support a deserving student with financial need.

Ryan Neff '93 Memorial Scholarship

The Ryan Neff ’93 Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2018 by Courtney and Donna Neff as a living memorial to their son Ryan. Ryan was a 1993 honors graduate of Carleton with a major in chemistry and a concentration in technology and policy studies. He went on to earn an MBA in technology management from the University of Washington in 2002. Ryan passed away on September 8, 2008 after six years of living with cancer.

The Ryan Neff ’93 Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund is intended to support students with financial need with a preference for students who are chemistry majors.

Earl A. Neil '57 Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2006 by Dr. Phillip G. Schmid '57 and Joanne M. Schmid P '84 in honor of Phillip's classmate, the Reverend Earl A. Neil, who has served as an inspiration to all those who share an affiliation with the Class of 1957. This fund is intended to support a deserving minority student with financial need.

Ann Nicole Nelson '93 Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2003 by the John Larson '60 family and through a bequest from the estate of Ann Nelson. Suki Larson '93 was a classmate and good friend to Ann. The Larson family established this scholarship to honor the memory of Ann Nicole Nelson who lost her life in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Recipients of this scholarship should reflect the hallmark characteristics of Ann: intellectual curiosity, adventurous spirit, enthusiastic participation in both formal and informal activities, respect for others, and a sense of humor. In sum, recipients should show promise of being both a "thinker" and a "doer."

Malcolm J. Nelson Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Robert and Carolyn Nelson in recognition of Robert's father, Malcolm, who in spite of significant talents, did not have the opportunity to attend college. Robert Nelson is a member of the Carleton Class of 1962, and Carolyn Williamson Nelson is a member of the Carleton Class of 1963. The scholarship is awarded to qualified Carleton students from rural towns in Minnesota, with preference for Otter Tail and Mahnomen counties.

Ernest and Edna Newhouse Endowed Scholarship

This fund was created October 3, 2003 by Dr. Ernest Newhouse '34 and his wife Edna Newhouse. It was established to support worthy students with demonstrated financial need.

Nini's Scholarship

Nini's Scholarship was established in 2010 with an anonymous gift from two dedicated alumni. The fund is intended to provide financial aid to students with financial need. Preference will be given to students who are in the first generation of their family to attend college, who contribute to the diversity of Carleton through their background and experiences, and who have succeeded academically despite limited access to educational opportunities.

The Richard C. and Janet E. Northup Scholarship

This fund was established to support students with financial need.

Northwest Paper Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1969 by the Directors of the Northwest Paper Foundation to provide assistance to deserving students with financial need.

Sally Johnson Novetzke '54 Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2014 by Sally Johnson Novetzke '54. The learning, culture, and friendships she discovered while on campus had a profound impact on her life. This scholarship honors her ties to the College and enables others to experience an exceptional liberal arts education. The fund supports financial aid for deserving students with need.

Laverne Noyes Foundation Scholarship

This fund was created in 1937 by the trustees of the LaVerne Noyes estate. The income from this fund is used to benefit students who are descended by blood from someone who served in World War I.

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Mary Oenning Scholarship

The Mary Justine Oenning '28 memorial Scholarship was established in 1998 through a bequest from Mary Oenning's estate. This fund provides scholarship aid to qualified Carleton students demonstrating financial need.

Ogden-Wilkinson Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1980 by J. Humphrey Wilkinson, Carleton Class of 1916, and enlarged by gifts from Dr. Warner Ogden, Class of 1916, and his son Dr. Harry S. Ogden, Class of 1945. Dr. Harry Ogden's gift was given in honor of Dr. Warner Ogden and his classmate and friend, Mr. Wilkinson. All of Dr. Ogden's sons attended Carleton: Harry '45, Warner, Jr. '47, and Donald '50. This fund is intended to support a deserving student with financial need.

Ann Elizabeth Oliver '94 Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1993 in memory of Ann Oliver, Carleton Class of 1994, by her parents, Gay and Julia Oliver, and the Borg Warner Foundation. Ann died of cancer, but her life was a ministry of hope, courage, love, and determination lived in gentleness, inner strength and sensitivity. This fund is intended to support a deserving student with financial need.

Ott Family Scholarship

John H. Ott ’81 established the Ott Family Scholarship. John attended Carleton and received financial aid which made it possible for him to achieve his degree in history. John’s son, Gaetan W. Damberg-Ott, also attended Carleton graduating in 2007 with a degree in political science and international relations. It is their hope that the Ott Family Scholarship will make the same exceptional education that they enjoyed possible for future generations of students. The Ott Family Scholarship is intended to provide financial aid to students with need.

Robert J. Owens '66 Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2009 by Robert J. Owens and is awarded to students with financial need.

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Joan Palomaki '68 Scholarship

This fund was created in 2016 by Dr. Joan C. Palomaki ’68 to provide financial aid to students majoring in biology or who have an interest in pursuing medical school. Joan graduated from Carleton with a degree in biology. She credits biology Professor Emertius Ross Shoger and botany Professor William Muir as influential in her decision to further her education in biological sciences and pursue medicine. This scholarship is given in gratitude and in honor of the close faculty relationships that Joan developed while a student at Carleton and the impact these individuals made on her life. Joan believes Carleton sets the tone for lifelong learning and groundwork for a successful life and is pleased to be able to make this scholarship possible.

Parker Family Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2016 by Holly Lynn Parker ’82, P’14 and Jeffrey Parker ’82, P’14. Their daughter, Allison Parker ’14, also supports this fund, which is awarded to students with financial need. It is their hope that this scholarship will help open a door to a talented and promising student who might not otherwise be able to attend Carleton, promote the value of a liberal arts education, and ultimately help put a creative problem-solver into a world in need of such talents.

 

J. Falconer Paterson and Katherine K. Paterson Scholarship

This fund was created in 1996 through a trust gift. The fund is intended to aid students who demonstrate financial need, with preference given to students with an interest in optometry.

Bowman W. Patten Scholarship

This fund was created in 1944 by Bowman W. Patten. The purpose of the scholarship is for a senior student planning to study for the ministry.

Caroline F. Peine '47 Endowed Scholarship

This fund was created in 1947. The Caroline F. Peine '47 Scholarship Fund is an endowed fund intended to provide scholarship aid to students from Kansas who demonstrate financial need.

Jesse F. Perrin Scholarship

The Jesse F. Perrin Scholarship Fund was established in 1971 by Homer Surbeck in honor of his boyhood friend, Reverend Jesse Perrin, Class of 1925. This fund is for deserving students.

Clifton E. Peterson, MD '50 Scholarship

This scholarship was created by Dr. Clifton E. Peterson in 1998. Dr. Peterson established this scholarship to support students with financial need. Scholarship recipients must come from rural backgrounds and be a resident of one of the following counties: Franklin, Hancock and Wright counties in Iowa, and Ozaukee and Polk counties in Wisconsin. Establishment of the scholarship is in recognition of Dr. Peterson's belief that a liberal arts education prepares one for a successful career and fulfilling life.

Professor John Phelan Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was created through a bequest of Robert L. Currie, Class of 1944. Mr. Currie established this scholarship as a memorial to Professor Phelan and the influence he had on Mr. Currie's decision to pursue a career in social work. Professor Phelan taught political and social science at Carleton from 1932 until 1950. The scholarship provides financial assistance to students studying sociology or social work.

Jennifer A. Pietenpol Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Dr. Jennifer A. Pietenpol '86 in 2010 to support students with financial need with preference for students interested in the sciences.

Pillsbury Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1985 by the Pillsbury Corporation to assist deserving minority students with financial need.

Charles N. Poskanzer Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2010 with outright gifts from President Steven G. Poskanzer and his family to honor President Poskanzer's father, Dr. Charles N. Poskanzer, for his inspirational life and the example he set for leadership in higher education. The fund is intended to support students with financial need, with preference for students who are first generation in their families to attend college.

Posse Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship was created at Carleton in 2003 by an anonymous donor to provide financial assistance to minority students.

Samuel and Maude Prentiss Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1933 through a bequest from the estate of Maude Laird Prentiss. A bequest gift from the estate of Mr. Samuel Prentiss was added to the fund in 1942. Their scholarship supports students of unusual ability and promise who demonstrate financial need.

Prince Family Scholarship

The Prince Family Endowed Scholarship was created in 2017 by Jacqueline Prince '65, P'91, to provide financial aid to students with need. The scholarship was established out of a desire to support the diversity goals of Carleton College and to make available the life-enriching benefits of a liberal arts education to deserving students from many backgrounds.

Professor Diethelm Prowe Endowed Scholarship

The Professor Diethelm Prowe Endowed Scholarship Fund was created in 2014 through a generous gift from Rolf '86 and Sarah Peters in honor of Rolf's beloved former professor, Diethelm Prowe. Prowe, Laird Bell Professor of History, Emeritus and a particular scholar of German history taught at Carleton from 1966 to 2008. The scholarship supports low and middle-income students who are US citizens.

Nicholas and Virginia G. Puzak Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1999 by Nicholas and Virginia Puzak. Mr. Puzak was a member of the Class of 1937 and graduated cum laude with a degree in economics. He went on to receive a master in business from Harvard University. Mrs. Puzak attended Skidmore College, graduating in 1944 with a degree in music. Mr. Puzak passed away in December 2003. The scholarship is intended to provide scholarship aid to students who graduate from high schools in Minnesota.

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Young-Quinlan Scholarship

The Young-Quinlan Scholarship was established in 1968 to support students with financial need. Funds were raised from an annual benefit fashion show. The fashion shows continued until 1974, and after that time, the Young-Quinlan Company supported the scholarship itself. Young-Quinlan is a name synonymous with fashion in the Twin Cities. The first ready-to-wear dress shop was opened in the city by Elizabeth Quinlan and Fred Young in 1894. They and their company were pioneers in the world of ready to wear fashion, and were Twin Cities icons in their own right. Their support of Carleton through this scholarship showed a commitment to community as well as entrepreneurship.

William Herman Quirmbach Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1985 by friends and family of William H. Quirmbach, Class of 1934, to be awarded to "a student of high academic achievement who participates fully in the extracurricular life of the College."

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John Field Raish Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2017 by Jane W. Raish and Stephen F. Raish '72 in memory of his father, John Field Raish, Carleton Class of 1941. The creation of this fund affirms the family's belief in the importance of the accessibility of an exceptional education to deserving students. The fund supports the financial needs of students from middle income families.

Ebenezer G. Ranney Scholarship

This fund was created in 1926 by Ebenezer G. Ranney to support students with financial need.

Reader's Digest Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1965 by the Reader's Digest Foundation to support deserving students with financial need. "The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. is committed to making a difference in people's lives...funded solely by contributions from Readers Digest."

Reeves Blau Family Endowed Scholarship

Dr. William T. Reeves P'15 and Dr. Ricki A. Blau P'15 established the Reeves Blau Family in 2015 to make a Carleton education possible for deserving students with need. Their son, Ian, received his degree in geology as a member of the Class of 2015.

Edith Garrison Reynolds Scholarship

This scholarship was created by Edith Garrison Reynolds in 1992 through a bequest gift. Mrs. Reynolds, Carleton Class of 1932, held a deep belief in the importance of the liberal arts and in Carleton's ability to provide students with an education of the highest caliber. This fund is intended to support a deserving student with financial need.

C. Eugene Riggs Scholarship

This fund was created in 1972 by C. Eugene Riggs. This fund was established for deserving students.

Mabel E. Riggs Scholarship

This fund was created in 1946. The income from this fund is used to benefit worthy female students.

Jesse Squibb Robinson Scholarship

This fund was created in 1977 and established by Freda Dungay Robinson, wife of Jesse Squib Robinson. This fund is established for students of Economics.

Richard and Elizabeth Rodgers Scholarship

Dr. Richard Rodgers '26, P '59 established this fund in 1996 in his and his late wife Elizabeth's name through gifts during his lifetime and planned gifts from his estate. Rodgers was a loyal alumnus of Carleton who believed in the power of a liberal arts education.

Rogers Family Scholarship

The Rogers Family Scholarship was established in 2013 by James A. ’66 and Ellen Rogers P13. In establishing this scholarship, the Rogers family affirms one of the College’s highest aspirations, which is to make an exceptional undergraduate liberal arts education accessible to students of all economic backgrounds. The fund is intended to provide aid to students with financial need.

Kathleen Rosskopf and Roland Pesch Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2009 by Kathleen Rosskopf '72 and Roland Pesch to support students with financial need.

Janet Vieregg Rossow '59 Scholarship

This scholarship was created by Edwin C. Rossow '58 to support a senior student majoring in studio art or art history. The fund is named in memory of Mr. Rossow's wife, Janet Vieregg Rossow '59, who passed away in 1995. The scholarship is awarded to a senior majoring in studio art or art history who best exemplifies Janet Vieregg Rossow's love of art and the commitment she made to enrich the lives of the members of the local community.

Edwin C. Rossow Endowed Scholarship

The Edwin C. Rossow '58 Endowed Scholarship was created by the family of the late Edwin C. Rossow '58 in his memory. Rossow majored in physics at Carleton before earning an Ph.D. in engineering from MIT and later becoming an esteemed researcher and scholar in his field. He was devoted to helping young people achieve their dreams, and this scholarship honors that devotion by awarding financial aid to students with need, with preference given to students majoring in math or the physical sciences.

Victoria Anne Rupp '66 Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2007 by Ms. Victoria Rupp, Carleton Class of 1966, to provide scholarship aid to Carleton students with demonstrated financial need.

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Arthur Sandeen Memorial Scholarship

This fund was created by members of the Class of '32 in memory of Mr. Sandeen, a classmate. The scholarship provides assistance to students who demonstrate financial need.

Charlotte M. Sanford Scholarship

This fund was created in 1993 through a bequest from Charlotte Mead Sanford. This fund was established to provide financial aid for deserving music, art and modern language students. Ms. Sanford did not attend Carleton, but some of her closest friends were alumni and staff.

James P. Santelli '69 Endowed Scholarship

The James P. Santelli '69 Endowed Scholarship Fund was established by James P. Santelli '69. A Minnesota native, Jim never believed he might be able to afford an education from Carleton College. Thanks to scholarship support, he enrolled in 1965 and graduated from Carleton in 1969 as an economics major. He fell in love with Carleton and with his late wife Elizabeth Stewart Santelli '69. Following graduation, Jim joined the Marines and received an MBA from Cornell University in 1975. Jim has been an active alumnus volunteer, and has sent one daughter, Tamara Santelli '01, to Carleton. Jim is pleased to establish this scholarship because he believes a Carleton education affords all students the ability to think critically and creatively, write clearly and succinctly, and articulate an argument passionately, accurately, and fairly.

Donalda D. Schneidt Scholarship

This fund was created in 1969 through a bequest from the estate of Donalda Schneidt. The income of the fund is to be used for scholarships for deserving students as designated by the college.

Louise E. Schutz Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1966 through a bequest from Louise Schutz, Carleton Class of 1907. The scholarship provides assistance to students who demonstrate financial need.

Hiram Arthur Scriver Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1944 by Arthur T. Scriver's family in honor of Mr. Scriver's father and son, both of whom carry the same name, Hiram. The scholarship provides financial assistance to deserving students.

Nadia Sophie Seiler '00 Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The Nadia Sophie Seiler '00 Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established by Nadia's parents, Marcel and Grace Seiler, Nadia's fiancee, Andrew Platt, and the Seiler family to honor Nadia and to extend her appreciation for the depth, breadth, and joy of her educational experiences at Carleton College. At the time of her death, Nadia was the first ever visual materials cataloger at the Folger Shakespeare Library and Institute in Washington, DC. This scholarship is intended to provide financial aid to students with need who are pursuing studies in the humanities, with a preference for those also participating in music.

Darwin and Lori Serkland Endowed Scholarship

The Darwin and Lori Serkland Endowed Scholarship Fund is intended to provide financial aid to students with need whose families are considered low income as determined by the College.

William H., Mary L. and M. Leith '29 Shackel Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1955 by Miss M. Leith Shackel, Carleton Class of 1929, as a memorial to her parents. When Miss Shackel passed away in April of 1996, the memorial scholarship expanded to commemorate her life, as well. The fund is intended to support a deserving student with financial need.

Sheldahl-James S. Womack Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1992 by Sheldahl, Inc. to honor James S. Womack, former CEO and Chairman of the Board. The purpose of the fund is to assist deserving students and to recognize Mr. Womack's strong commitment to the Northfield community and to Carleton College. Mr. Womack passed away on May 15, 2000.

Michael T. Shelton '79 Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1998 by the family of Michael T. Shelton '79, who passed away in 1997. The fund is intended to provide assistance to students who demonstrate financial need and, like Michael, have a proven record of helping others and exhibit a good sense of humor. Preference is given to those in their senior year at Carleton.

Harriet and Philip Sheridan Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Marilyn A. Moyle '66 and Peter B. Moyle, Ph.D. in honor of Harriet and Philip Sheridan and to provide financial aid to students with need. Scholarship support made it possible for Marilyn to attend Carleton, and the Moyles hope this fund will help provide other students with the same opportunity.

Frank Shigemura Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1951 by Mr. and Mrs. T. Shigemura to honor the memory of their son, Frank Shigemura, who was killed in World War II. The fund is intended to support a student with financial need.

Professor Ross Shoger Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2007 by Professor Shoger and his wife, Jan, to assist students with financial need, with preference to students participating in Carleton's pre-medical program.

Lee and Carol Sigelman Endowed Scholarship

The Lee and Carol Sigelman Endowed Scholarship Fund is intended to provide financial aid to students with need. Carol has created this fund to make the Carleton educational experience available to the broadest range of students possible. Lee ’67, a government major, and Carol ’67 (then Kimball), an English major, had their first date the night before graduation and discovered they were both heading to graduate school in Nashville. They married in 1969 and were together 40 years until Lee died of cancer in 2009. Both spent their careers as university professors—he in political science and she in psychology—and both took on administrative roles as well. They were grateful ever after to Carleton for teaching them the meaning of a great education.

Dr. A.E. and Ruth Simonson Scholarship

This fund was created in 1971 by a bequest from Dr. Simonson. The income from this fund is used to benefit students from the Pelican Rapids, Minnesota, High School. If there are no qualified recipients from Pelican Rapids H.S., the College may use the income from the fund for a deserving student with financial need.

Fred G. Simonton Endowed Scholarship

This fund we established in 1986 with gifts received in memory of Fred G. Simonton. Students with a rural or small community background from the states of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa will receive priority.

Sippel Farb Family Endowed Scholarship

Eric M. Sippel P'18 and Debra J. Farb P'18 established the Sippel Farb Family Endowed Scholarship in 2016 to provide need-based financial aid to deserving students. When possible, preference should be given to students who are first generation college attendees. The family believes a diversity of thought, experience, and culture are necessary components to a high-quality education and only by having a diverse student body and faculty can Carleton students hope to achieve the knowledge and tools necessary to address the world's most pressing issues. By establishing this scholarship fund, the Sippel Farb family's intent is to encourage Carleton to accept students who demonstrate promise but do not have the financial resources to attend.

Skillman Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1975 to honor Rose P. Skillman and to assist students with financial need. Mrs. Skillman incorporated the Skillman Foundation in 1960. Her husband, Robert, was a vice president and director of 3M until his death in 1945. Mrs. Skillman served as member and trustee of the foundation, and later as president and honorary chair, until her death in 1983.

Natalie Towers Slack Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1966 by Mrs. Slack's father in her honor and to benefit music students, especially those studying piano.

Slocum Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1984 by members of the Slocum family to assist deserving students.

Stephanie Smythe '77 Scholarship

This scholarship was created by Stephanie Smythe '77 to support access to a broad liberal arts experience for students, regardless of their family financial situation.

George T. Somero Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1972 by Mr. Somero's wife, Mary E. Somero, and his son and daughter-in-law, Dr. George N. Somero and Ms. Amy Elin Anderson, to assist students preferably from Ely, Minnesota, or within a 100 mile radius of Ely.

Biruta K. Sommer Scholarship

This fund was created in 1974 through a bequest from the estate of Mrs. Biruta Kirsons Scholarship. It is established for creating scholarships for deserving students of German literature attending Carleton College.

Southwick Family Scholarship

The Southwick Family Scholarship was established in 2012 by the family of Susan D. Southwick '58 in her memory. The Scholarship is an endowed fund intended to provide financial aid to students with financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Services. It is the donors' preference that it be awarded to women majoring in math, science, or music.

C. V. Starr Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1987 by The Starr Foundation to provide financial assistance to students connected with the Asian Studies Program at Carleton.

Ella Anderson Sterrie '12 Scholarship

The Ella Anderson Sterrie '12 Scholarship was established in 2013 by Dr. Norman L. Cadman and Mrs. Eloise S. Cadman '49 to provide aid to Carleton students with financial need.

Norman A. and Betsy Bullis Sterrie Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2001 by Norman and Betsy Sterrie, both from the Class of 1939.   The Sterrie Scholarship is an endowed fund intended to support academically qualified students who demonstrate financial need. Dr. and Mrs. Sterrie established this scholarship with the hope that they could help future Carleton students as they were helped when they were students at the College.

William W. Stout Scholarship

This fund was created in 1959 by a bequest of William W. Stout to provide aid to Carleton students with financial need.

Charles H. Stuebe Endowed Scholarship

This fund was created in 1997. This scholarship was established for students demonstrating financial need with preference given to students of color.

Sundem-Weikart Endowed Scholarship

The Sundem-Weikart Endowed Scholarship Fund was established by Gary Sundem '67 and Elizabeth Sundem '68 to support students with financial need with a preference for students from Seattle, WA; Minnetonka, MN; or Fort Wayne, IN.

Gary Sundem earned his BA from Carleton in mathematics in 1967 and received his MBA and PhD in business from Stanford University. He began teaching at the University of Washington in 1971 and became Professor of Accounting Emeritus in 2008. Gary served as a Carleton trustee from 2009 to 2017 and volunteered for many reunions, including co-chair for his 50th Reunion. He received the Alumni Association Distinguished Achievement Award in 2002 and was inducted into the ‘C’ Club Hall of Fame in 2017.

Elizabeth "Liz" Weikart Sundem earned her BA from Carleton in English (with a teaching certification) in 1968 and received her MA in education from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She retired after many years as a teacher and reading specialist and became an active community volunteer. Liz was a member of her 50th Reunion outreach committee and has been a long-time reunion volunteer and assistant class agent.

Surdna Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1985 to assist minority students with financial need.

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Thurlo Bates Thomas Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1972 by friends and students to honor Dr. Thurlo B. Thomas, a former member of Carleton's faculty. More than two hundred students and friends of Dr. Thomas contributed to the fund which supports students majoring in biology with preference to those who intend to pursue a career in medicine.

James R. Thorpe Scholarship

This scholarship was created through a bequest from James R. Thorpe to assist students from Minnesota or the Upper Midwest (North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Wisconsin).

Anna and Theodore Thorsen Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2010 through a bequest from Helen Blomquist '37 in honor of her parents.

Carolyn Klepfer and Thomas Oliver Thorsen '53 Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2003 through a bequest from the estate of Thomas Oliver Thorsen and his wife, Carolyn. It is intended to support deserving students with financial need with preference given to students from the Brainerd Lakes area with an interest in economics or students majoring in economics.

Gretchen Kaiserman Trager Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1991 by Jacquelyn Trager Maguire, Class of 1947, and her husband, Walter Maguire, as a memorial to Jacquelyn's mother, Gretchen Kaiserman Trager, Class of 1918. The fund is intended to support students with financial need who are majoring in music.

James R. Thorpe Scholarship

This scholarship was created through a bequest from James R. Thorpe to assist students from Minnesota or the Upper Midwest (North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Wisconsin).

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U.S. Bank Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1969 by First National Bank of St. Paul's Board of Directors to help deserving Carleton students. First National changed their name to U.S. Bank in February 1999. Mr. Philip Nason, Carleton Class of 1933, was on the Board of Trustees at the Bank. He also served Carleton as Trustee from 1952 to 1972. Mr. Nason passed away in 1996. His brother, Mr. John Nason, Class of 1926, was a former president of Carleton.

F. Keith Underbrink Scholarship

This scholarship was established with gifts from the estate of F. Keith Underbrink, a member of the Carleton Class of 1956, in celebration of his 50th reunion. It is intended to support the College's international programs for the benefit of Carleton students and faculty, so that future generations may gain the global perspective that is so necessary in understanding and valuing cultures other than our own.

Addie Bixby Upham Scholarship

This fund was created in 1935 by a bequest of Warren Upham as a memorial to his wife. The income from this fund is used to benefit female students, preferably the daughters of farmers.

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Frances O. Vail and Cornelia F. Vail Music Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1969 by First National Bank of St. Paul's Board of Directors to help deserving Carleton students. First National changed their name to U.S. Bank in February 1999. Mr. Philip Nason, Carleton Class of 1933, was on the Board of Trustees at the Bank. He also served Carleton as Trustee from 1952 to 1972. Mr. Nason passed away in 1996. His brother, Mr. John Nason, Class of 1926, was a former president of Carleton.

Carol Van Zoeren '82 Endowed Scholarship

Dr. Carol M. Van Zoeren to established the Carol Van Zoeren ’82 Endowed Scholarship Fund in 2016 and is intended to provide financial aid to students with need. In her career and in her life, Carol has always delighted in finding connections between seemingly disparate disciplines. She credits her liberal arts education for this skill. Carleton not only taught her subjects but also how she can teach herself. This has been invaluable as her career took her far afield from her academic training. It is in this light that Carol wants to support students who embrace the liberal arts curriculum with demonstrated interest and aptitude in the sciences, humanities, and the arts by endowing this fund.

Frank and Helen Verbrugge Scholarship

The Frank and Helen Verbrugge Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2018 by Martha Verbrugge, a chemistry major in the class of 1971, in honor of her parents. Martha's father, Frank Verbrugge, taught physics at Carleton from 1946 to 1956 and inspired scientific curiosity. Martha's mother, Cora Helen Verbrugge, loved books, art, history, and lifelong learning. Martha created the fund to enable students to pursue an exceptional liberal arts education in the company of gifted teachers.

Axel E. Vestling Memorial Scholarship

This fund was created in 1945 by former students and friends of the late Professor Vestling for deserving students with financial need.

Peter Vike Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1967 in memory of Peter Vike '53 by his parents and several of Peter's classmates. Peter and his wife, Nancy, were lost in a plane crash in 1963. It is intended to support students with financial need.

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Gordon Walker '97 Scholarship

The Gordon Walker ’97 Endowed Scholarship Fund was created in 2018 by Gordon A. Walker, Jr. '97 to help support students with financial need. Mr. Walker graduated from Carleton with a degree in economics, and after receiving his MBA from the University of Pennsylvania went on to a successful career in management with Knowles Electronics and as CEO of EaglePicher Technologies.

War Alumni Endowed Memorial Scholarship

The War Alumni Scholarship was established by Jack and Anita Scharf. Jack was a member of the armed forces during WWII. For a part of that time, Jack and others from several army units are housed on Carleton's campus and receive instruction in engineering, aeronautics, meteorology, and modern languages. Jack and his peers are known as War Alumni in Carleton's history books.

Elizabeth Warren and Frances R. Warren Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1993 through a bequest from Frances R. Warren, Class of '31. This fund was established to help worthy students with demonstrated financial need.

Waterbury Endowed Scholarship

The Waterbury Endowed Scholarship was created by Ruth H. Waterbury '57 and David Waterbury to provide essential financial aid to deserving students. Preference should be given to students who have demonstrated leadership in LGBT issues, such as working or volunteering in the Gender and Sexuality Center or its successor, or participated in the GSC Peer Education or Mentoring programs.

William Watson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1955 and originally called the William Watson Memorial Lectureship in International Relations.  It was changed to a scholarship fund in 1964 to support the exchange of students from Asia, with preference for students from China.

Weiher-Smith Scholarship

The Weiher-Smith Endowed Scholarship was created by James "Jim" F. Weiher '55 and Carolyn J. Smith. Jim received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from Carleton and his PhD from Iowa State University. After a long career in industry, Jim dedicated almost two decades to teaching German with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Delaware, and in 2010 received the Federal Republic of Germany Friendship Award for his positive impact on German-American relations. Also a longtime professor at Delaware County Community College, Carolyn devoted her career to teaching students. Through their mutual passion for education, Jim and Carolyn established this scholarship to continue helping students for generations. The Weiher-Smith Endowed Scholarship is intended to provide financial aid to students with need.

Dr. Arthur Weiland Scholarship

The Dr. Arthur Weiland Fund was established in 1982 as a memorial to Dr. Arthur Weiland, Class of 1917. The fund was established to be used for scholarships.

May Cravath Wharton Scholarship

This fund was created in 1960 by a bequest from the estate of William B. Cravath as a memorial to his sister, Dr. May Cravath Wharton, '94.

David Whitcomb Scholarship

This fund was established through a bequest in 1887. This income from this fund is used to assist female students.

Ellen M. Whitcomb Scholarship

This fund was created in 1887 by Mr. Whitcomb in memory of his daughter. The income from this fund is used to benefit female students, preferably the daughters of missionaries and clergyman.

Charlotte Willard Scholarship

This fund was created in 1959 by a bequest of Nellie Gregg Hurst, '98, in honor of Charlotte Willard, a former faculty member.

Winona Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1917 by Mrs. Frances Laird Bell. The Laird family has had a relationship with the college dating back to 1883, when Frances' father William Laird became a trustee of Carleton. Frances' relations and descendants have continued to be active parts of the Carleton community. The scholarship is intended to assist students with financial need from Winona County, Minnesota. If it's not possible to award a student from Winona County, then the award goes to students from southeastern Minnesota.

Frank L. and Joy G. Wolf Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2000 as a memorial to Frank Wolf by his family, friends, and colleagues.  Frank Wolf taught mathematics at Carleton from 1952 until his retirement in 1989. Appointed and elected to several administrative positions, he served the Carleton community with distinction. This scholarship is awarded to students with financial need with a preference for students from Crow Wing, Aitkin, and Mille Lacs Counties in Minnesota, as both Frank and Joy were long-time residents of Crow Wing County and felt a special bond with this part of Minnesota.

Arnold R. Wolff '40 Minority Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1985 by the late Arnold R. Wolff, Carleton Class of 1940, as part of the College's scholarship endowment for minority students. Mr. Wolff, former President of Enterprise Paint Company, was a firm believer in liberal arts education. At Carleton, Mr. Wolff was an economics major and worked as a proctor, an earlier version of an RA in the residence halls. He was a long-time supporter and volunteer for Carleton, including service as a key volunteer for the Class of 1940's 50th Reunion. Mr. Wolff was also an active volunteer in his hometown of Winnetka, Illinois. He served on the boards of the Winnetka United Way and the Area Agency on Aging and was president of the North Shore Senior Center.

Barbara Martin Woodard Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2002 by Grant C. Woodard '45 in loving memory of his wife, Barbara, whose life's work was devoted to helping and rehabilitating women and children in crisis. The fund is intended to assist students with financial need whose education is aimed at some kind of social work.

W. Scott Woodworth Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established as a memorial to W. Scott Woodworth in 1929 by Mr. and Mrs. Sumner T. McKnight. The fund is intended to aid students of music at Carleton. The College also received a generous gift to go toward this scholarship from Mr. Horace Fishback III, Class of 1950.

Frank Wright '50 Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The Frank Wright '50 Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established in 2017 by Richard '38 and Audrey Garbisch to support students with financial need. They created the fund to honor Frank Wright '50, who worked at Carleton for 38 years, beginning as assistant treasurer and rising through the ranks to vice president and treasurer. Richard (Dick) Garbisch had an extraordinary tradition of support for Carleton, and he and Audrey (Audie) thoughtfully committed to making a profound difference in the lives of students. The Garbisch family's longstanding devotion to Carleton's mission has strengthened the College for future generations.

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Alice N. Youngs Scholarship

This fund was created in 1967 by Edwin B. Youngs, '63 as a memorial to his wife.

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Joanne Zack Endowed Scholarship Fund

Michael Hartung '75, P'11 established this scholarship in celebration of the life of his late wife, Joanne Zack '76, P'11. Joanne was an avid student of history. Her favorite courses at Carleton covered the French Revolution, the social upheaval in Germany in 1848, and how the Russian revolution gave birth to the Soviet Union. She believed deeply that a liberal arts education provides the perspective, purpose and discipline necessary to teach tolerance and to root out injustice. She subscribed to the adage: "You know you have an education when you are able to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence." After Carleton, Joanne went on to earn her law degree and nurture a growing family of two children with her husband. Joanne and Michael's daughter, Claire, followed in their footsteps and attended Carleton as a member of the class of 2011. The Joanne Zack '76 Endowed Scholarship fund is intended to support financial aid for students with financial need.