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In General, Scholars on June 27, 2017 - 4:20 pm

Meet Our Interns!

Each year, the Carson Scholars Fund invites two scholars to join our staff as summer interns. We’re excited to welcome McKenzie and Matthew to the CSF team! Check out some of their favorite things and their plans for the future. McKenzie Patrick School: Franklin High School, Class of 2018 Year(s) Awarded the Carson Scholarship: 2011-2013 […]

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In General on March 10, 2017 - 9:16 am

Pi Day Celebration!

On Tuesday, March 14, the Carson Scholars Fund will be celebrating Pi Day! Pi Day is not only Einstein’s birthday, but is a day to honor the mathematical symbol Pi (π), which is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. It is observed on 3/14 since 3, 1 and 4 are […]

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In General on February 24, 2017 - 11:24 am

Meet Liz, the Carson Scholars Fund’s Newest Staff Member

Tasked with everything from organizing social media campaigns and designing program books to assisting with the scholarship process, Liz joins the Carson Scholars Fund staff as our Scholarship and Communications Coordinator. Liz comes to the CSF team after refining her design and digital marketing skills at the Towson Chamber of Commerce and through various freelance […]

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In General on December 22, 2016 - 11:16 am

CSF Earns 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator!

The Carson Scholars Fund is thrilled to announce that because of our strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency, we have earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator! This is the first time that we have earned this top distinction! In this competitive philanthropic marketplace, Charity Navigator highlights […]

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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 […]

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In General on November 5, 2015 - 10:25 am

Add CSF on AmazonSmile

Have you heard about AmazonSmile? You shop. Amazon gives. It’s that simple! AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon, where the company donates 0.5% of the purchase price to a charity of your choice. Everything about the Amazon online shopping experience stays the same, including the shopping cart, low prices, service and shipping options. With […]

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In Events, General, Reading Rooms on August 24, 2015 - 11:22 am

CSF Service Day for Our Schools

Last week, the CSF staff volunteered their time and energy at Norwood Elementary School, a Baltimore County Public School and Ben Carson Reading Room school. Norwood principal, Pat Goldys, had a clear vision in mind on what she wanted the CSF staff to help with. The first task was to paint large flowers, which included […]

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In General on July 10, 2015 - 10:53 am

Meet CSF’s Interns!

Annie McPherson Year(s) Named a Carson Scholar: 2007, 08, 10, 11 College You’re Attending in the Fall: North Carolina A&T State University Intended Major: Mechanical engineering and certificate in entrepreneurship Favorite Book: The Hunger Games Favorite Movie: Live Free or Die Hard Favorite Food: Pizza Best Advice You’ve Received: “Reach for the stars. That way, […]

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In General on July 8, 2015 - 10:24 am

Top 20 Under Thirty – Hall of Fame

Celebrating Our 20th Anniversary The Carson Scholars Fund will be celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2016! We are very excited for such a huge milestone and would like to announce that with our anniversary, CSF will unveil a Carson Scholar Hall of Fame. The Carson Scholar Hall of Fame will feature our “top 20 under […]

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In Dr. Benjamin Carson, General, Recent Press on June 23, 2015 - 11:25 am

TheBestSchools.org Exclusive Interview with Dr. Carson!

James Barham, Ph.D., president and general editor of TheBestSchools.org, sat down with Benjamin S. Carson, M.D., in an exclusive interview before the 2015 Pittsburgh Carson Scholars Awards Banquet on May 24, 2015. Dr. Barham believes that the interview “serves as a wonderful tribute to Dr. Carson and his massive positive influence on American education.” The […]

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In General on June 2, 2015 - 3:37 pm

CSF Receives Large Donation Gift from TheBestSchools.Org

The Carson Scholars Fund is thrilled to announce a $100,000 gift from TheBestSchools.org, which offers detailed and reliable information about the best schools and degree programs in all fields of study in the U.S. TheBestSchools.org donation is the largest donation ever received by the Carson Scholars Fund from a national educational organization. Read more. Pictured […]

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In General on April 29, 2015 - 10:12 am

Important Announcement!

Important Announcement from Dr. Ben and Candy Carson! Effective May 1, 2015, Candy and I are taking a leave of absence from the Carson Scholars Fund Board of Directors to focus on broader national issues that affect all Americans. It was unanimously determined that Dr. Nancy Grasmick, board member and Maryland’s most forthright educational advocate, […]

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