Financial Aid

CommencementColby can transform lives. Financial aid provides equal opportunity and ensures that young women and men with talent and a willingness to work hard can reap the benefits of a Colby education regardless of their ability to pay the comprehensive fee. Approximately 41 percent of students receive institutional grant aid.

How You Can Help
Donors can help the College realize its ambition to provide need-based assistance to all qualified applicants by making a gift to Colby’s financial aid endowment. They will have the satisfaction of knowing that they truly will make a difference in the lives of bright, hard-working young men and women for generations to come.
  • The College offers named scholarship opportunities starting at $100,000.
  • Many donors have created scholarship funds at the $100,000 and $250,000 levels and above, and established funds can be augmented at any time with an outright gift or through estate planning.
  • Donors endowing named scholarships at any level will learn the names of recipients and will receive an annual report on the financial status of their scholarship fund.
For more information or to make a gift, contact Colby at 207-859-4391.