Colby Government Department Fellowships

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 Fellowship supports a Colby Government major who undertakes either an internship or a significant research project. While he was at Colby, Ben majored in Government and was involved in a number of internships and major research projects. A summa cum laude graduate of Colby, Ben went to Washington in order to pursue a career working on agricultural and ranching issues. He died of cancer in 2001.

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 his 38 years of teaching in the Government Department. It supports a Colby Government major who undertakes an internship in the United States or abroad.

Award Amount Varies
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please describe how this opportunity commits to a larger, coherent course of study or direction in personal and professional development as a Government major.
  2. Are you applying for funding from any source recommended to you in this system other than the Colby Government Department Fellowships?