Six thousand two hundred scholarships and counting...


Chapter Spotlight

Pittsburgh Fundraiser:

Hosted by
Jerome Bettis
Dr. Alfonso Costa

Special Guest Dr. Ben Carson
Live & Silent Auctions
Hors D'oeuvres & Spirits
Live music performed by Terrance Vaughn Trio

December 8, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

The Andy Warhol Museum
117 Sandusky Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Proceeds benefit the Pittsburgh Carson Scholars fund, 
which awards students in grades 4-11 with college scholarship funds
for their academic and humanitarian acheivements.

Sponsored by:
S&T Bank
Costa Land Company


Pittsburgh Chapter in 2014: 

  • 91 new Carson Scholars in 2014 
  • 152 Recognized Scholars in 2014
  • 954 Carson Scholars from the Pennsylvania-Ohio area. 

Learn more about the Pittsburgh Chapter 

Pittsburgh Awards Banquet

News from the Pittsburgh Chapter: 

2014 Pittsburgh Banquet Highlights 

80 degrees and sunny!  What a fabulous day to do fabulous things and on the fabulous occasion of the landmark TENTH Scholar Awards Ceremony for the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Carson Scholars Fund!  In the hall of the East Club Lounge area of Heinz Field, home of the Pittsburgh Steelers Football Team, the 91 new scholars and 152 repeat scholars from Ohio and Pennsylvania marched in to the triumphant musical fanfare. Read more. 

Photos from the 2014 Pittsburgh Banquet


2013 Pittsburgh Banquet Highlights 

The air was filled with excitement as 75 first-time and 76 repeat Carson Scholars, along with parents, guardians, educators and volunteers gathered in the East Club Lounge. Classical music by a string quartet from Duquesne University provided lovely background music as guests arrived. Read more. 

Photos from the 2013 Pittsburgh Banquet 

2013 Pittsburgh Chapter Annual Fundraiser: All a-Buzz at the Bossa Nova!

For the ninth consecutive year, the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Carson Scholars Fund has held its annual fundraiser at the Brazilian-dance-inspired Bossa Nova restaurant.  And it was a huge success yet again! Read more. 

Past Pittsburgh Banquet Highlights 

The Pittsburgh Chapter celebrated its largest banquet to date on April 22, 2012 with nearly 
600 people in attendance, all in support of our Carson Scholars! The 8th Annual Carson 
Scholars Awards Banquet showcased these “gladiators of the mind” for the metropolitan 
Pittsburgh area in the lovely “arena” of the top floor of the historic downtown, exquisitely 
decorated William Penn Hotel. Read more.