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In Uncategorized on June 8, 2021 - 9:00 am

Scholar Spotlight: Juliana Blackman

World Ocean’s Day is on June 8th, and one way we would like to observe this day is by featuring a scholar who is passionate about protecting marine life. Let’s see how Carson Scholar, Juliana Blackman, is doing her part to make the world a better place. Realizing a Problem We only have one planet, […]

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In General, Scholars on May 16, 2021 - 8:00 am

Scholar Spotlight: Trevor Khouzami and the RPBL Fall Classic

Pictured: 2021 Carson Scholar Trevor Khouzami The Impact Since 2016, I have raised over $42,000 and spent over 500 hours working to address the racial and economic disparity in Baltimore City. Initially, I proposed an idea to the commissioner of my little league, Roland Park Baseball Leagues (RPBL).  I offered to organize a fun community […]

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In General, Scholars, Scholarships on March 25, 2021 - 2:39 pm

10,000th Scholarship Recipient Event

The Carson Scholars Fund (CSF) celebrated 25 years of recognizing America’s future leaders by awarding its 10,000th scholarship to an exemplary student.  This honor was given to a fourth grader, Derron Blake, Jr. (DJ), at the M/Y Café at the Rybovich Marina in Palm Beach, Florida on March 23, 2021.  DJ is representative of all […]

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In General on March 12, 2021 - 9:33 am

Meet Rachel, the Carson Scholar Fund’s Newest Staff Member

Rachel has recently joined the Carson Scholars Fund staff as the Communications Coordinator. She is hitting the ground running by designing program books and helping organize and create social media campaigns. Rachel is a recent graduate with a Bachelor of Science from Towson University’s Electronic Media and Film department. In her time at Towson she […]

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In Scholars, Scholarships on March 3, 2021 - 9:02 am

Carson Scholars Fund Announces 2021 New and Recognized Carson Scholars

The Carson Scholars Fund would like to thank all of the students, educators, and parents who took the time to participate in the 2021 Carson Scholars Program. It’s our privilege to announce that this year we awarded our 10,000th college scholarship, marking an incredible 25 years of honoring high academic achievers across the nation. It […]

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In Scholarships on February 3, 2021 - 2:55 pm

Spotlight on Matthew Shervington, School Counselor

Matthew Shervington, a School Counselor at Susquehannock High School in Southern PA is often referred to as Sherv by his students. If you ask anyone, they will tell you if there is a student event, you will find Mr. Shervington there.  In addition to his day hours of counseling students, he is always there to […]

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In General on January 27, 2021 - 5:47 pm

Meet Our Carson Scholars Fund Interns, Julia and Ally!

Julia Weinick was born and raised in Reisterstown, MD. She currently attends Towson University, where she is a senior majoring in Family Studies and Community Development with a concentration in Services to Children and Youth. Julia plans to further her education in pursuit of receiving her Master’s in Social Work. She has experience interning with […]

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In Scholars on December 13, 2020 - 7:08 am

Cheyanne Ward: A Tribute

The Carson Scholars Fund family grieves the loss of an exceptional scholar and young woman.  Cheyanne Ward, a senior at Trimble County High School in Bedford, KY, worked tirelessly to further her education and was passionate about bringing awareness to important social justice issues.  In her Carson Scholar application she wrote: “At a young age, […]

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In Scholars on December 8, 2020 - 2:55 pm

Gitanjali Rao named Time Magazine’s first ever ‘Kid of the Year’

At the age of 15, two-time Carson Scholar, Gitanjali Rao is securing her place in history.  On Friday, December 4th this student scientist and inventor wunderkind was named Time Magazine’s first ever ‘Kid of the Year’, which was no small feat considering there was a field of 5,000 extraordinary applicants.  Colorado resident Gitanjali Rao first […]

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In General on December 6, 2020 - 8:19 am

Giving Tuesday and Year End Giving 2020

Giving Tuesday 2020 Giving Tuesday, a global movement to encourage and inspire people to give and celebrate generosity on a single day of the year by giving to charity, has turned into one of the most important days in giving for charities worldwide. At Carson Scholars Fund, we reached out to you and asked you […]

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In Reading Rooms on December 5, 2020 - 5:25 pm

2020 National Day of Reading

The CSF’s 15th Annual National Day of Reading event was unlike year’s past.  This year’s event, held during the week of November 16th, was “supersized” and showcased three stories by children’s author Andrea Beaty.  The stories included:  Ada Twist, Scientist; Iggy Peck, Architect: and Rosie Revere, Engineer.  The event kicked off with a special video […]

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In General on December 5, 2020 - 5:17 pm

CSF Associate Leadership Council

The Carson Scholars Fund (CSF) has appointed its first Associate Leadership Council comprised of CSF alumni and professionals from multiple states.  These members bring a wealth of corporate, entrepreneurial, and volunteer experience to the group.  As the Carson Scholars Fund focuses on its 25th year of awarding scholarships and its 20th year of building reading […]

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