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Category: Scholars

In Scholars on April 12, 2017 - 4:01 pm

Scholar Spotlight: Andrea Chang

Andrea is a 2017 Carson Scholar from Woodbridge High School in Irvine, CA who dreams of becoming an artist and storyteller. Spending her free time sketching pictures for her self-authored stories, Andrea is on her way to achieving those dreams and is already being awarded for her talents. At 11 years old, Andrea’s teacher approached […]

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In Scholars, Scholarships on March 3, 2017 - 9:09 am

Congratulations to the 2017 Carson Scholars!

Every year, the Carson Scholars Fund receives applications from bright, talented, and dedicated students throughout the nation. Applicants are nominated by their school based on their high academic achievement and commitment to their communities. Each year, we are continually impressed by the quality of applications we receive. The 2017 class of Carson Scholars standout even […]

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In Scholars on January 11, 2017 - 10:07 am

Scholar Reflection: Ryan Briscoe

This scholar blog is written by Ryan Briscoe. Ryan is a 2016 Carson Scholar and student at Northwest High School. Reflecting back on this past year, I am sharing a moment in my life that made a significant difference. I had heard about the Carson Scholars Fund a few years ago through Dr. Carson’s speech […]

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In Scholars on December 20, 2016 - 9:14 am

Then and Now Alumni Spotlight: Da’Kuawn Johnson

Da’Kuawn Johnson is a two-time Carson Scholar who graduated from Baltimore Polytechnic Institute in 2013. Da’Kuawn is currently a senior at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) studying biochemistry & molecular biology and Spanish. He is in the process of applying to Medical Scientist Training Programs to pursue dual doctorate degrees (M.D. and Ph.D.). […]

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In Scholars on December 16, 2016 - 9:53 am

Announcing Five New Hall of Fame Members!

Announcing the Carson Scholars Fund Class of 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees! Last year, at the start of our 20th anniversary season, we introduced the first ever Carson Scholars Fund Hall of Fame, a celebration of individuals whose lives and careers are an integral part of the Fund’s history. The mission of the Hall of […]

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In Scholars, Scholarships on November 7, 2016 - 12:03 pm

Scholarship FAQs

The school year and 2017 scholarship season is well underway! During this busy time of year, it’s important to keep our deadlines in mind. While the weather and life may be unpredictable, our deadlines are not. We will not accept any late submissions regardless of weather, school closings, technical difficulties, or any other issue. Wednesday, […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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

Then and Now Alumni Spotlight – 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 […]

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

Then and Now Alumni Spotlight – 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 […]

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

Launch of the 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 […]

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