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In Recent Press on October 26, 2015 - 11:19 am

CSF Named 2015 Top-Rated Nonprofit!

We did it again! The Carson Scholars Fund was honored with a prestigious 2015 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 Events on October 22, 2015 - 2:59 pm

Fifth Annual Domtar Vendor Partnership Meeting and Charity Golf Event

Update: Thanks to the generosity of Independent Container Line, CSF will be receiving another $5,000. The grand total is now $160,000.00! The beautiful Ballantyne Hotel and Lodge was the backdrop for the Fifth Annual Domtar Vendor Partnership Meeting and Charity Golf Event. The event commenced Monday, October 19, 2015 with a reception and dinner with the Domtar […]


In Scholars on October 21, 2015 - 10:01 am

Scholar Update: Hannah Grice

Hannah Grice, a senior at The Catholic High School of Baltimore and a four-time Carson Scholar, received a $10,000 Nordstrom College Scholarship. The Nordstrom Scholarship recognizes students throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico for academic excellence and outstanding community service involvement. Hannah was one of 80 people selected out of 6,000 applicants! Hannah […]


In Uncategorized on October 14, 2015 - 9:41 am

Then and Now: Alumni Spotlight

Then: Daniel Gleeson is a 1998 Carson Scholar. He graduated from Lake Forest High School in 1999 and graduated in 2003 from the mechanical engineering program at the University of Delaware. During his summers after sophomore and junior year, he interned at ILC Dover, the soft goods engineering company which is most well-known for designing […]


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 […]


In Uncategorized on August 31, 2015 - 1:53 pm

Then and Now: Alumni Spotlight

David Cattano is a four–time Carson Scholar who graduated from Broadneck Senior High School in 2012. David attends Virginia Tech, where he is majoring in aerospace and ocean engineering. He is a member of the Corps of Cadets and Navy ROTC. In the fall, David will serve as the commander of his company in the […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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, […]


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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