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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 Reading Rooms on June 8, 2017 - 3:01 pm

Reading Room Spotlight: Allamanda Elementary

The reading room at Allamanda Elementary School, sponsored by the Palm Beach County Chapter of the Carson Scholars Fund, opened on October 23, 2014.  Since then, the beach-themed room has been an inviting and relaxing space for students at the school.  During visits to the reading room, children grab a favorite book and climb up […]

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In Scholarships on May 16, 2017 - 9:28 am

2017 Scholarship Payout Information

Congratulations to so many Carson Scholars who are graduating from high school this spring! As you get ready to set off for college, make sure you understand our scholarship payout process. Scholarship monies are paid directly to the college or university at which you will be a student.   Payouts can only be done after verifying […]

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In Events on May 9, 2017 - 10:50 am

21st Annual Maryland Carson Scholars Awards Ceremony

Check out this recap of the 21st Annual Maryland Awards Ceremony by Candy Carson. What a fabulous day at the 21st Annual Maryland Awards Ceremony!  The banquet always seems to get better, no matter how great the last time was. The VIP reception was very well done, with smiles all around, and photos with the scholars […]

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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 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 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 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 Chapter News on February 3, 2017 - 11:06 am

Say Hello to the Charlotte Chapter of the CSF

The Carson Scholars Fund is thrilled to announce the creation of a new chapter in Charlotte, NC.  Under the leadership of Kathleen Juhl, with Glenda Reneau serving as treasurer and Joyce Sanders as secretary, thirteen members of the community have also volunteered to serve Charlotte’s youth through the Chapter.  The team of dedicated and hard-working […]

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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 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 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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