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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Baucus & Company Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1992 by the Holly Beach Public Library of Wildwood, New Jersey, and augmented by Mrs. Harold J. Fox to assist students with financial need. Mrs. Fox passed away in 2002.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Charlotte Kafitz Scholarship

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Robert J. Owens '66 Scholarship

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

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.

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.

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."

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."

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 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.

Norman A. and Betsy Bullis Sterrie Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2001 by Norman and Betsy Sterrie, both from the Class of 1939. Dr. and Mrs. Sterrie initiated this fund in 1997 through yearly payments to the College. Mrs. Sterrie passed away in 1998. 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.

Surdna Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 1985 to assist minority students.

Sweitzer Family Scholarship

This scholarship was created in 2008 by Caesar F. '72 and Peggy A. Salagovic '71 Sweitzer to provide financial aid to students with demonstrated need. Preference will be given to first generation college students.

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.&l