Our Opportunities

Application Opens: Monday, January 18, 2021 @ 12:00 AM EST
Application Closes: Thursday, January 28, 2021 @ 11:59 PM EST
Award Notifications: Friday, February 5, 2021 by 5:00 PM EST
All Post-Acceptance Requirements for Fund Disbursement: Friday, February 26, 2021


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HOW IT WORKS
Once you fill out the “General Application,” you will be allowed access and complete the “General Application Part II.” You will then be automatically considered for all DavisConnects Opportunities that match your qualifications (click on DavisConnects Opportunities below to read more about these endowed funds).

If you plan to also apply directly to funds offered by other Colby academic departments, programs, and centers, you will need to submit both parts of the General Application first. If qualified, based on your prior answers, you will then have access to these “Recommended Opportunities” and the ability to answer several fund-specific questions (You must click “Submit” on the General Application Part II before you are able to apply directly to these opportunities. Read more about these other funding sources below and prepare the outlined questions in advance. You may be considered for both DavisConnects Opportunities and those that you apply to directly.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$500 - $2,500 Center for the Arts and Humanities Research Grants
Twice a year, the Center for the Arts and Humanities invites proposals from Colby students for funding of original research projects in the...
Twice a year, the Center for the Arts and Humanities invites proposals...
  • Deadline: 01/28/2021
  • Award: $500 - $2,500
Deadline01/28/2021
$3,000 Average Sandy Maisel Student Internship Grant
The Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs is pleased to announce the creation of the Sandy Maisel Internship Grant through the generous gift of a...
The Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs is pleased to announce the...
  • Deadline: 01/28/2021
  • Award: $3,000 Average
Deadline01/28/2021
$3,000 Average Sandy Maisel Student Research Grant
The Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs invites proposals from Colby students, regardless of major, for funding of original research projects...
The Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs invites proposals from Colby...
  • Deadline: 01/28/2021
  • Award: $3,000 Average
Deadline01/28/2021
$3,000 Presidential Scholars Opportunity Grant
Presidential Scholars are encouraged to apply for opportunity grants of up to $3,000 to support self-designed academic research (including...
Presidential Scholars are encouraged to apply for opportunity grants of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3,000
$3,000 Ralph J. Bunche Scholars Opportunity Grants
The Bunche scholarship program was started at Colby in 1979 to honor the memory of Nobel Prize-winning diplomat, civil rights activist, and friend...
The Bunche scholarship program was started at Colby in 1979 to honor the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3,000
Award Amount Varies The Elfrieda Frank Scholarship: Field School Summer Grant Program
The grant program covers tuition and related expenses for students seeking to enroll in a summer archaeological field school. Students with...
The grant program covers tuition and related expenses for students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award Amount Varies
Ended
$1,000 Each Colby French Studies Department Scholarships and The Shareen Abbasy Fund for French and Francophone Studies
The French Studies Department offers two scholarships for participation in either of the FR127 or FR239 Jan Plan courses in Paris, France. In...
The French Studies Department offers two scholarships for participation...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 Each
Ended
Award Amount Varies Colby Economics Department Opportunities
The Colby College Economics Department has several endowed funds available for students who have taken at least one economics course to participate...
The Colby College Economics Department has several endowed funds...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award Amount Varies
Ended
Award Amount Varies DavisConnects Opportunities
Limited funds are available from a variety of sources for eligible applicants for internships, research opportunities, Colby Faculty Led Courses,...
Limited funds are available from a variety of sources for eligible...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award Amount Varies
Ended
Up to $5,000 Oak Human Rights Internships
The Oak Institute for Human Rights is pleased to announce the creation of the Oak Internship Program supported by a generous gift from the Oak...
The Oak Institute for Human Rights is pleased to announce the creation...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $5,000
Ended
Award Amount Varies The Benjamin Ling Fellowship
In the Spring of 2002, the parents and friends of Ben Ling ‘98 established a fellowship to honor Ben’s memory. Awarded annually, the Ling...
In the Spring of 2002, the parents and friends of Ben Ling ‘98...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award Amount Varies
Ended
Award Amount Varies The Cal Mackenzie Fellowship
Established in 2016 by students and friends of Government Professor Cal Mackenzie upon his retirement from Colby, the Mackenzie Fellowship honors...
Established in 2016 by students and friends of Government Professor Cal...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award Amount Varies
Ended
$1,000 - $2,500 The Compagna-Sennett Student Fellowship in Religious Studies
The Religious Studies Department invites proposals from Colby students, regardless of major and minor, for funding to conduct an original research...
The Religious Studies Department invites proposals from Colby students,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 - $2,500
Ended
$500 - $2,500 The Jon Barry Grant for Library Research Outside of Colby for English Majors
The Jon Barry Grant is designated for research in libraries and archives beyond Colby. In recent years, an English honors thesis student visited...
The Jon Barry Grant is designated for research in libraries and archives...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500 - $2,500
Ended
Award Amount Varies The Linde Packman Lab for Biosciences Innovation
Through the Linde Packman Lab for Biosciences Innovation, students may apply for College funding to support their summer or January term...
Through the Linde Packman Lab for Biosciences Innovation, students may...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Award Amount Varies
Ended
Up to $3,000 The Sarah Janney Internship Grant
The History Department announces with great pleasure the call for proposals for Sarah Janney Internship Grants. These competitive grants are...
The History Department announces with great pleasure the call for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $3,000
Ended
Up to $3,000 The Sarah Janney Research Grant
The History Department announces with great pleasure the call for proposals for Sarah Janney Research Grants. These competitive grants are intended...
The History Department announces with great pleasure the call for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $3,000
Ended
$13.00 Hourly Wage Center for the Arts and Humanities Paid Summer Internships
The Center for the Arts and Humanities is proud to announce a new paid internship initiative for Colby students at cultural institutions in...
The Center for the Arts and Humanities is proud to announce a new paid...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $13.00 Hourly Wage
$500 - $2,500 The Kristina Stahl Creative Writing Fund
The Kristina Stahl Creative Writing Fund provides Jan plan and summer stipends to cover the costs student incur while undertaking unpaid...
The Kristina Stahl Creative Writing Fund provides Jan plan and summer...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500 - $2,500