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In General on October 24, 2016 - 11:40 am

CSF Named a 2016 Top-Rated Nonprofit!


We did it again! The Carson Scholars Fund was honored with a prestigious 2016 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. The Top-Rated Nonprofit award was based on the large number of positive reviews that the Carson Scholars Fund received – reviews written by volunteers, donors and clients. While […]


In Scholars on October 6, 2016 - 9:46 am

Then and Now Alumni Spotlight: Zachary Hudak


Zachary is a two-time Carson Scholar who graduated from Serra Catholic High School in McKeesport, PA in 2011. Zachary received his B.S.B.A. in finance from Duquesne University in 2014 and impressively, completed his bachelor’s degree in three years! Currently, Zachary is in his third and final year at Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh, […]


In Scholars on September 29, 2016 - 9:58 am

Scholar Spotlight – Nitish Sood


Nitish is a two-time Carson Scholar and senior at Alpharetta High School in Alpharetta, GA. Nitish is a cyber genius in solving software issues pertaining to the World Wide Web. He founded HackStart, a program designated to motivate students through learning computer literacy, coding and untiring efforts. In addition, Nitish and his brother co-founded Working […]


In Scholars on September 9, 2016 - 10:25 am

Greatest Community Service Accomplishment


Over the summer, the Carson Scholars Fund conducted a survey of our Carson Scholars through an independent research firm. One of the questions asked was, “What is your greatest community service accomplishment?” After reading the responses*, we are continually blown away at the accomplishments of our scholars. Their commitment to making a difference and improving […]


In Scholars on August 23, 2016 - 10:03 am

Then and Now Alumni Spotlight – Emily Golling

Emily Golling

Emily Golling is a 5-time Carson Scholar who graduated from Oakland Catholic High in 2012. Throughout her time in high school, Emily was a member of the Spanish Club, Photography Club, Habitat for Humanity and Forensics Club. She also enjoyed swimming for the school’s swim team and was involved with USA Swimming. After high school, Emily […]


In Scholars on August 18, 2016 - 9:26 am

Then and Now Alumni Spotlight – Juliana Biondo

Juliana Biondo

Juliana Biondo is a 3-time Carson Scholar who graduated from the Carver Center for Arts and Technology in 2009. After high school, Juliana went on to earn her bachelor’s degree from Yale University and her master’s degree in 20th Century European Art from the Courtauld Institute of Art in London. While in graduate school, she […]


In Scholars on August 2, 2016 - 9:39 am

Launch of the CSF Ambassadors Program!

CSF Ambassadors Program

The Carson Scholars Fund is proud to announce the launch of the CSF Ambassadors Program (link to the page). The program stemmed from an interest in Carson Scholars to connect with one another. The CSF Ambassadors are undergraduate Carson Scholar Alumni in colleges/universities throughout the country who not only achieve in the classroom, but also […]


In Scholars on July 28, 2016 - 9:23 am

Then and Now Alumni Spotlight – Zachary Sedor-Schiffhauer

Zachary Sedor-Schiffhauer

Zachary is a 2-time Carson Scholar who graduated from Bethel Park High School in 2016. This fall, Zachary will attend Case Western Reserve University where he will major in biomedical engineering and minor in French. His goal is to graduate from the university and attend medical school. He also plans to participate in service projects, […]


In Scholars on July 14, 2016 - 2:09 pm

Then and Now: Alumni Spotlight – John Connors

John Connors

John is a 4-time Carson Scholar and 2014 graduate of Saint Joseph’s Preparatory School. He is currently a rising junior in the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University studying finance and marketing. As a Dean’s List student, John is involved in many extracurricular activities and clubs at school. He is the treasurer-elect of the […]


In Scholars on July 7, 2016 - 9:34 am

Two Interns Join the CSF Team!

Meet Our Interns

The Carson Scholars Fund is happy to announce that two interns have joined our team! Hannah Grice, a 2016 graduate of The Catholic High School of Baltimore, and Anne Saba, a 2016 graduate of Towson High School, were both Carson Scholars. Take a look at some fun facts about the two: Name: Hannah Grice High […]


In Scholars on June 28, 2016 - 10:33 am

Then and Now: Alumni Spotlight – Cassandra Popovski

Cassandra Popovski

Cassandra Popovski, a 5-time Carson Scholar and Hall of Fame Honorable Mention, graduated from Canon-McMillan High School in 2014. Cassandra is attending the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering and University Honors College studying chemical engineering. At school, Cassandra is the freshman co-chair of the Engineering Student Council. Here, she is responsible for the […]


In Uncategorized on June 21, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Then and Now: Alumni Spotlight – Kaelyn Badura

Kaelyn Badura

Kaelyn Badura, a 2-time Carson Scholar, graduated from Pine Ridge High School in Deltona, FL in 2012. Kaelyn recently graduated from Florida State University (FSU), where she studied mechanical engineering and pursued minors in physics and mathematics. While at FSU, Kaelyn participated in theoretical nuclear physics research and helped to develop a better model of […]


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