Our Donors

Welcome! We’d like to thank our donors for their contribution and support that helps us continue our mission.

Adam F. Berluti '55

Adam F. Berluti '55

Adam Berluti ’55 established this scholarship in memory of his parents, Patsy and Peppa Berluti.

Adrian W. Doherty Jr. and Elizabeth T. Doherty P'17

Adrian W. Doherty Jr. and Elizabeth T. Doherty P'17

Albert F. Drummond, Class of 1888

Albert F. Drummond, Class of 1888

The Albert F. Drummond Scholarship Fund was established in 1963 by Albert Drummond, class of 1888. This scholarship was later augmented by Everett Richard Drummond, class of 1928. Initially, it was established to benefit heirs of the Drummond family. However, in...

Alexander K. Buck Jr. '78 and Anne Buck

Alexander K. Buck Jr. '78 and Anne Buck

Alison Overseth and Kenneth deRegt

Alison Overseth and Kenneth deRegt

Allan van Gestel '53

Allan van Gestel '53

Allan van Gestel wrote of this fund: “In 1953 I became the first person in my family to go to college. Colby changed my life in ways that have been with me ever since. My career as a Massachusetts trial lawyer, and now as a Massachusetts Superior Court judge, would...

Amelia Johnson Deszyck '37

Amelia Johnson Deszyck '37

The Susan E. Johnson Financial Aid Fund was established in 1997 by Amelia Johnson Deszyck ‘37. The fund was named after Mrs. Deszyck’s mother. Mrs. Deszyck was a German major at Colby, a member of the Women’s Group on campus and participated in student...

Andrew A. Davis '85 and Shelby Cullom Davis

Andrew A. Davis '85 and Shelby Cullom Davis

The Shelby Cullom Davis Scholarship"Colby was the best education I’ve ever received. I met lifelong friends with whom I still stay in touch. I also remember the extraordinary cold winters!" So says Andrew A. Davis ‘85, who, along with his grandfather, Shelby Cullom...

Andrew A. Davis '85 and Sydney Davis

Andrew A. Davis '85 and Sydney Davis

Andrew A. Davis ’85 and Sydney Davis created this scholarship to support international student financial aid.

Andrew A. Davis '85 and the Shelby Cullom Davis Foundation

Andrew A. Davis '85 and the Shelby Cullom Davis Foundation

Andrew A. Davis ’85 and the Shelby Cullom Davis Foundation established the Shelby Cullom Davis Scholarship for International Studies in 1997. This scholarship is intended primarily to support an international students attending Colby, but can also be used for...

Andrew Davis '85

Andrew Davis '85

Andrew J. Weiland '64 and Nancy Greer Weiland '65

Andrew J. Weiland '64 and Nancy Greer Weiland '65

Andrew J. Weiland ’64 and Nancy Greer Weiland ’65 met at Colby. They are also the parents of Sarah Weiland Holland ’93. When they established their scholarship in 1999, the Weilands said, “The outstanding science program provided a superior background for our...

Anne Bither Shire '49, her husband, Donald, and their son, Andrew '79

Anne Bither Shire '49, her husband, Donald, and their son, Andrew '79

The scholarship was established by Anne Bither Shire ’49, her husband, Donald, and their son, Andrew ’79, in honor of their father and grandfather. Roy A. Bither was born in Linneus, Maine, and he taught geology and history for 37 years at Ricker Classical Institute...

Anonymous

Anonymous

This scholarship was established by an anonymous donor and named after Robert Strider, president of Colby from 1957 to 1979, and his wife, Helen. The Strider Scholarship will be awarded to students for outstanding academic achievement.

Anonymous

Anonymous

The Fair Shot Fund will ensure that talented students from families in the middle-income brackets will have access to Colby’s extraordinary educational opportunities by capping the parent/guardian contribution at $15,000 for families making up to $150,000 (with...

Anonymous

Anonymous

A native of Tucson, Arizona, Christine A. Callie ’98 was a committed, curious, involved student and a determined athlete and team leader. Her sense of adventure took her to Colby, where she further pursued her passions for learning and soccer, developing strong new...

Anonymous Donor

Anonymous Donor

An anonymous member of the Class of 1951 established The Colby Twentieth Century Alumni Scholarship Aid Fund in 1994. The donor expessed an abiding interest in providing the opportunity to young people who wouldn’t otherwise have a chance to get a Colby education. ...

Anonymous Donor

Anonymous Donor

As a student and alumnus, Jay Hotchkiss ‘77 was an active member of the Colby community and beloved by many. Motivated to honor and remember Jay, an anonymous donor established The Jay Hotchkiss Memorial (’77 and Pi Lambda Phi) Scholarship Fund in 2006.

Barrett T. Dixon '89

Barrett T. Dixon '89

Barry Piesner '88 (D)

Barry Piesner '88 (D)

Ben DiSylvester

Ben DiSylvester

Ben DiSylvester established this scholarship as a loving memorial to his wife, Carol, to show the world “what a special person she had been while she was on this earth.” The scholarship reflects Carol’s affection for Colby and her love of English literature. At Colby...

Benjamin W. Thorndike '78 and Heidi Thorndike

Benjamin W. Thorndike '78 and Heidi Thorndike

This fund will provide unrestricted financial aid to students at Colby.

Beth Z. and Jeffrey E. Green P'09

Beth Z. and Jeffrey E. Green P'09

Beverly and Mark Cheffo P'20, '23

Beverly and Mark Cheffo P'20, '23

Bill and Betsy Cochrane P'13

Bill and Betsy Cochrane P'13

Bill Getty '01 and Molly Getty

Bill Getty '01 and Molly Getty

The Bill and Molly Getty Endowed Financial Aid Fund was established by Bill Getty ’01 and Molly Getty to support financial aid, with preference given to students living in the US for whom one or both parents are immigrants to the United States.

Brian '63 and Susan Sawyer McAlary '64

Brian '63 and Susan Sawyer McAlary '64

Brian ’63 and Susan Sawyer McAlary ’64 found romance over a fetal pig in a Colby biology lab. They were married in Lorimer Chapel the day after graduation.Dr. McAlary majored in chemistry and was encouraged to go to medical school by his advisor. He earned his M.D....

Brian H. Sharples '82 and Tracey Sharples

Brian H. Sharples '82 and Tracey Sharples

Carl "Chip" Smith '91 and Hallie Hastert Smith '93

Carl "Chip" Smith '91 and Hallie Hastert Smith '93

Charles P. Carroll P'08 and Jane W. Carroll P'08

Charles P. Carroll P'08 and Jane W. Carroll P'08