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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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In Scholars on December 16, 2016 - 9:53 am

Announcing Five New Hall of Fame Members!

Announcing the Carson Scholars Fund Class of 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees! Last year, at the start of our 20th anniversary season, we introduced the first ever Carson Scholars Fund Hall of Fame, a celebration of individuals whose lives and careers are an integral part of the Fund’s history. The mission of the Hall of […]

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In Scholars, Scholarships on November 7, 2016 - 12:03 pm

Scholarship FAQs

The school year and 2017 scholarship season is well underway! During this busy time of year, it’s important to keep our deadlines in mind. While the weather and life may be unpredictable, our deadlines are not. We will not accept any late submissions regardless of weather, school closings, technical difficulties, or any other issue. Wednesday, […]

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In Reading Rooms on November 3, 2016 - 9:42 am

Domtar Sponsors Ben Carson Reading Rooms

Domtar and their vendors pride themselves on giving back to the communities they serve. This is evident through Domtar and their vendors’ sponsorships of 10 Ben Carson Reading Rooms this fall alone. Domtar first partnered with the Carson Scholars Fund in 2012 to open a reading room in Johnsonburg, PA. Throughout the reading room creation […]

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In General on October 24, 2016 - 11:40 am

CSF Named a 2016 Top-Rated Nonprofit!

We did it again! The Carson Scholars Fund was honored with a prestigious 2016 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 […]

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In Scholars on October 6, 2016 - 9:46 am

Then and Now Alumni Spotlight: Zachary Hudak

Zachary is a two-time Carson Scholar who graduated from Serra Catholic High School in McKeesport, PA in 2011. Zachary received his B.S.B.A. in finance from Duquesne University in 2014 and impressively, completed his bachelor’s degree in three years! Currently, Zachary is in his third and final year at Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh, […]

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