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Category: Scholars

In Scholars on September 10, 2015 - 10:03 am

Then and Now Alumni Spotlight: Alexandra Miller

Alexandra Miller is a 7-time Carson Scholar who is currently a senior at Northern Garrett High School. She hopes to one day become a biomedical engineer to work with robotic prosthetics in order to help others. In April 2015, she was named one of the 10 FIRST Robotics Competition Dean’s List Award winners at the […]

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In Scholars on August 6, 2015 - 9:44 am

Then and Now: Alumni Spotlight

Jeremy Garriga was awarded the Carson Scholarship in 2011 at the Academy of Technology and was recognized twice thereafter before graduating. He is a sophomore at Seton Hall University majoring in social and behavioral sciences with a minor in psychology. His academic goals include acceptance into a medical school that offers him research opportunities in […]

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In Scholars on July 23, 2015 - 9:44 am

Scholar Spotlight: Alden Tonkay

Alden Tonkay, a 7-time Carson Scholar, has been keeping busy this summer by volunteering in his community. Recently, Alden sung two solo performances at a three day patriotic production for the Modern Maturity Center in Dover, Delaware to raise money for Meals on Wheels. During this event, Meals on Wheels raises around $15,000! View his […]

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In Scholars on July 17, 2015 - 11:54 am

Then and Now: Alumni Spotlight

This feature of Then and Now: Alumni Spotlight features Rubén Vega Pérez, a 2-time Carson Scholar, who was originally awarded with the scholarship in 2012 at Southwest High School. He is a rising junior at Yale University majoring in ethics, politics, and economics, which is a selective honor major at Yale. Along with focusing on economics, […]

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In Scholars on May 13, 2015 - 3:50 pm

Scholarship Payout Information

As the school year comes to a close and many of you are deciding on college and determining financial aid, we thought it would be helpful to share with you our scholarship payout process. Scholarship monies are paid directly to the college or university and can only be made after verifying that the scholar is […]

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In Scholars on March 6, 2015 - 9:23 am

2015 Carson Scholars Announced!

The Carson Scholars Fund is excited to announce the 2015 Carson Scholars! Over the past couple of months, CSF volunteers have been hard at work reviewing the thousands of applications we received for the prestigious honor of becoming a Carson Scholar. Carson Scholars are awarded with a $1,000 college scholarship and recognition package. The winners […]

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In Scholars on February 18, 2015 - 1:36 pm

Then and Now: Alumni Spotlight

This feature of Then and Now: Alumni Spotlight is focused on Odalis Lopez, a 2010 Carson Scholar. Odalis graduated from the National Academy Foundation High School in Baltimore, MD in 2011 as Valedictorian of her class. She was awarded 17 scholarships from various organizations and funds including the College Bound Foundation, Baltimore Ravens and Baltimore […]

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In Scholars on December 4, 2014 - 11:37 am

Scholarship Quick Links

We receive a lot of inquiries during the scholarship season. Please use this quick link guide to find answers to frequently asked questions. GPA Calculation Rules and Policies: http://carsonscholars.org/gpa-calculation-rules-and-policies (be sure to click on the link within the page to download the full version) Essay Questions: http://carsonscholars.org/nomination-tips-and-essay-questions Overall Process (including the teacher recommendation requirements): http://carsonscholars.org/overall-process […]

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In Scholars on October 27, 2014 - 9:57 am

Previous Scholars Seeking Renewed Status

By now, previous scholars still in school, in grades 5-12, should have recieved this year’s application for the 2015 Scholarship Cycle. If you have not, or if you have misplaced it, please email Kaylee at kdougherty@carsonscholars.org. In the email, please provide your full name and date of birth. If you are confused about your application […]

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In Scholars on September 16, 2014 - 9:29 am

Speechwriter Opening at Johns Hopkins

The Office of the President at Johns Hopkins University is looking for a speechwriter who can find and tell great stories that will reach diverse audiences, who possesses talents for writing and editing in a fast paced environment, and who thrives on collaboration. Working with the Director of Speechwriting, this writer would support the President in […]

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In Scholars on July 21, 2014 - 11:33 am

Fall 2014 Payout Checks Have Been Mailed

Fall 2014 payout checks have been mailed to colleges. Almost 400 payout requests were received.  To date, the Carson Scholars Fund has proudly paid out over $3.6 million to colleges and universities on behalf of our amazing scholars. Carson Scholars who requested a payout for the fall semester will be receiving confirmation of their request […]

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In Scholars on April 14, 2014 - 10:06 am

Scholarship Payout Information

As the school year comes to a close and many of you are deciding on college and determining financial aid, we thought it would be helpful to share with you our scholarship payout process. Scholarship monies are paid directly to the college or university and can only be made after verifying that the scholar is […]

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