Applications for Carleton-funded fellowships are due March 28, 2023!


The Paul and Lynn Kelley International Fellowship was created to honor Paul and Lynn, who have done a great deal to support and promote cultural understanding, including medical travels to Central America, years-long service to indigenous and tribal peoples, AIDS work, and much more. The fund is intended to support students with financial need.

Kelley International Fellowships support independent research activities or projects in the creative or performing arts. Funding might be used for library, museum or archival research; fieldwork; and creating or learning to perform a work of art. 


Up to $5,000 per proposal.


  • Sophomores and Juniors may apply
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Students studying any discipline are eligible
  • All applicants must be in good academic standing

View examples of projects funded

See the Application and Recommendations Process page for more information!


Please contact Marynel Ryan Van Zee, Director of Student Fellowships, x4300.